Dr. Henry Sanford


Hanzen. Marine artist living in Yougoslavia

HANZEN ALEKSEI VASILIEVICH  1876-1937 Alexey Vasilyevich Hanzen was born 31.01. (19.01) 1876 in Odessa) – and died 19.10.1937 in Dubrovnik (Croatia). The seascape painter, the professor, the collector, the artist of the Sea ministry of Russia, the court counsellor by seniority, the Honorary member of the children’s home trusteeship, one of three I.K.Ayvazovsky grandsons, who became painters, son of his second daughter Maria. He had following awards: St. Anna 3 class, St. Stanislav.. Read More

Artseulov, aviator and the ‘Constructivist ‘ movement

Artzeulov seen here in front of his ‘plane at Krinichki, the Mickeladze estate with Sonia, He was descended from Janna (Zhanna), Aivazovsky’s youngest daughter.          He returned to the USSR, survived and became well known in Soviet aviation.  An artist himself,  he became associated with the ‘Constructivist’ movement.   Return to Lattry  Family   The reverse of the above postcard. From Sonia, Princess Mickeladze. (Note the date!). TRANSLATION Dear Mother! The.. Read More