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Mountainous coast of Nicholas island. Sketch

Taras Shevchenko. Mountainous coast of…

Taras Shevchenko. Mountainous coast of Nicholas island. Stained paper, pencil (15,7 × 28,9 cm). [Nicholas island]. [12 – 21.IX 1848; 22 – 30.VIII 1849]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 565.

Top right is marked: 117 – 82.

The name specified after watercolor, for which made this sketch (see number 26). Motives of dating and island description see the in a footnote to number 26.

Found in the literature under the name "Rocks" ["Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities", Chernigov, 1900, II, p. 185, № 330].

Other views of Nicholas island see number 2631 and 166172.

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 330, Chernihiv Regional History Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

L. I. Vnuchkova

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1962, vol. 8, № 165 (image), p. 57 (note).