The Ninth Wave by Ivan Aivazovsky

Illustration

Artem Vynohradov
by Ivan Aivazovsky
published on 11 April 2022

The Ninth Wave, oil on canvas painting by Ivan Aivazovsky, 1850.

Russian Museum in Saint Petersburg.

The painting depicts the sea after a huge night storm and people injured in a shipwreck. The sun's rays illuminate the huge waves. The largest of them - the ninth wave is ready to fall on people who are trying to escape on the wreckage of the mast.

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