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Taras Shevchenko

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Cape Bai Gubek (2)

Taras Shevchenko. Cape Bai Gubek (2)

Taras Shevchenko. Cape Bai Gubek. Watercolour (13,8 × 22,7 cm). [Bai Gubek]. [20.VIII 1848]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 739.

Below picture at the album sheet – ink inscription (possibly hand O. M. Butakova): Ust-Urt bay of Aral Sea – (work of Shevchenko).

On the back of the album's sheet left – pencil inscription and signature (hand C. Glazenap): From album A.I. Butakov S. Glazenap.

Title and date of picture established by comparing with the previous figure.

Mentioned in the literature under the name "Bay Ust-Urt" [A. Novitsky Taras Shevchenko as a painter, Lviv – Moscow, 1914, p. 60, № 310] and " Ust-Urt, the Gulf Aral Sea" [I. Pleschynsky, Drawings and Watercolors, "Visual Arts", K., 1939, № 2 – 3, p. 58].

Storage areas: property of Butakov, Glazenap, Kyiv City Museum, Ukrainian historical museum (Kyiv), Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

E. A. Sereda

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1962, vol. 8, № 24 (image), p. 16 (notes).