Aivazovsky’s little known works on Armenia to be displayed in Ukraine

An exhibition devoted to the 200th birth anniversary of celebrated Russian Armenian seascape artist Ivan Aivazovsky (Hovhannes Aivazian) will be held in Zhytomyr, Ukraine.

Vahe Petrosyan, Executive Director of the “Erebuni” Armenian community of Zhytomyr, informed that this exhibition will open on Wednesday.

The great painter’s little known works devoted to Ukraine and Armenia, as well as his religion-themed works and icons will be displayed at this event.

Copies of materials, in which Aivazovsky’s family members and the separate chapters in his life are depicted, also will be put on view in this exhibition that will run until November 30.