The Battle of Chesme.
1848. Oil on canvas. The Aivazovsky Art Gallery, Feodosia, Ukraine. More. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
The Battle of Chesme
and the Battle in the Chios Channel
took place in the summer of 1770 between the Russian and Turkish fleets. The Turks were completely defeated and Russia won control over the Black Sea.
See also: Ivan Aivazovsky. The Battle in the Chios Channel.