The artist is Aivazovsky
Already in the early years, the artist created a special type of paintings romanticized "In the oriental taste", were successful with Russian and foreign spectators. He loved the motives of the sea, illuminated by the scorching or tender rays of the sun, he enriched the antiquities of the southern coast of Crimea, where he lived and where he found inspiration throughout the long life. In this case, these are the remnants of the old Genoese fortress at the top of the cliffs of Sudak, still shrouded in the morning fog. The lyrical romanticism of the whole enhances the scene on the shore with the figures of peaceful inhabitants of these places – the Tatars or Turks in their exotic clothes for European eyes.