In Italy, Aivazovsky took place as an original artist, in Italy he received a famous fame. “My beginning is illuminated by this country,” he said before his death, intending to return to Italy. The artist’s transparent marinas, similar to the work “The Venetian Lagoon: View of the Island of San Giorgio”, in 1844, were extremely popular.
In Italy, Aivazovsky met with W. Turner, patriarch of landscape painting, who, after seeing the painting “The Gulf of Naples on a moonlit night,” 1850, devotes an enthusiastic poem to Aivazovsky – in Italian it sounds like this: “The smooth surface on which a light breeze brings shy swell, like a royal mantle, whose jewels sparkle and sparkle, Forgive me, great artist, if I was mistaken, having taken a picture for reality, but she fascinated and delighted me. Your art is high and majestic, for it is inspired by Niyem! “