WATCH Divers Discover Suspected Aivazovsky's Paintings in Crimean Waters


Fragments of over ten paintings that may have been produced by renown Russian artist Ivan Aivazovsky have been discovered inside a steamer which sank in the late 19th century. 

READ MORE: Aivazovsky’s Istanbul: Why Erdogan Loves Paintings by Russian Artist (PHOTOS)

The shipwreck search operation was launched 12 miles off Crimea’s Cape Tarkhankut. 

A video showing the underwater expedition has emerged online and was shared by the “Govorit Moskva” radio station. 


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