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Taras Shevchenko. Kujan-sujuk

Taras Shevchenko. Kujan-sujuk. Stained paper, pencil (15,1 30,3 cm). [Nicholas island]. [12 – 21.IX 1848; 22 – 30.VIII 1849]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 492.

Lower left – pencil inscription by hand Shevchenko: VB Kuyan Suyuk O: NN. Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 20.

By the Central Research Institute of Geodesy, Aerial Photography and Cartography, Kuyan – suyuk – the name of the eastern coast of the island Nicholas.

Kuyan – suyuk well – the name shrub, which, according to AI, Butakova grows on the eastern shore of the peninsula Kunhan – Sandan [see. "Day notes of navigation A. I. Butakov on the Aral Sea in 1848 – 1849 years", Tashkent, 1953, p. 34].

Dated the residence time of the expedition on the island. Nikolai.

Other views Nicholas island see. number 2631 and 166172.

In the literature is found under the title: " Kuyan – Suyuk " [" Art painting Product Shevchenko, exhibited in Galleries», Kharkiv, 1934, p. 29], " Kuyun – Suyuk " [A. Beskin, Shevchenko As an artist, " Art", 1939, № 2, p. 23].

Storage areas: collections of A. A. Kozachkovsky, V. P. Kakhovski, S. D. Brazol, V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 254 Chernihiv Regional History Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

M. Novitsky

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1962, vol. 8, № 166 (image), p. 57 (note).