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Title:The Battle of Chesma. Beginning of the Fight on 5 July 1770
Artist: Hackert, Jacob Philipp (1737-1807)
Method: Oil on canvas
Trend in art: German Painting of 18th cen.
Keywords: War, Russian History, Turkey, German Painting, Russian fleet, Ottoman Empire, Greek War of Independence, Ottoman armada, Naval battle, History of Russia, Naval Battle of Chesma, Battle of Chesma, Chesma, Chesma Bay, Wars, Destruction of Turkish fleet, Turkish fleet, Russo-Turkish War, Empress Catherine II, Catherine the Great, Count Aleksey Orlov, Orlov, Alexey Orlov, Chesme, Ottoman fleet