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Day rest of transport in the desert

Taras Shevchenko. Day rest of…

Taras Shevchenko. Day rest of transport in the desert. Watercolour (13,8 × 22,8 cm). [V – VI 1848]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 745.

On the album sheets under pasted picture made ink inscription (possibly hand O. M. Butakova): Day stay of transport in the Kirghiz steppes (work Shevchenko).

On the back of the album's sheet at left pencil inscription and signature by hand S.P. Glazenap: From A.I. Butakov's album S. Glazenap.

Dated by the time of transition expedition from Orsk to Raim.

In the literature there is a false definition of technology – sepia ["Visual Arts", K., 1939, № 2 – 3, p. 3 cover – Arts Calendar].

After this picture made the etching by O.M. Butakova [see Rovinsky D.A. Detailed dictionary of Russian engravers. – St. Petersburg, 1895, p. 90].

Pencil Drawings depicting expeditionary camp in different places see number 64, 70, 71, 86, 95, 143, 146, 147.

Mentioned in the literature under the name "State of the Butakov's expedition on the beach" ["Images Shevchenko," no. II, SPb., 1914, Table. XVI].

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

K. V. Chumak

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

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