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Ship by Moonlight

Artist:
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky (Russian, Feodosiya 1817–1900 Feodosiya)
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
6 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. (15.9 x 23.5 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Jane Dastich, in memory of her husband, General Frank Dastich, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.280.2
Not on view
Inscription: Signed or inscribed (lower right): A
Mary Jane Dastich, New York (until d. 1975)
Vitale Manin. Letter. received March 8, 1977, observes that although typical characteristics of Aivazovsky's work are present in this picture, the thickly applied brushstrokes for the water and large areas of bare ground are unusual.



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