Ivan Aivazovsky (July 29, 1817 – May 5, 1900), “[…] most famous for his seascapes, which constitute more than half of his paintings. Aivazovsky is widely considered as one of the greatest seascape painters of all time.”
Throne Room - Winter Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Peter I’s Room, the smaller throne room, is modest in comparison to the other throne room at the Winter Palace. The throne was made for Empress Anna Ivanovna in London and the picture behind displays Peter the Great with Minerva.