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Taras Shevchenko

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Rocks on the Aral sea

Taras Shevchenko. Rocks

Taras Shevchenko. Rocks. Stained paper, pencil (16,1 × 9,6 cm). [30.VII – 23.IX 1848; 6.V – 22.IX 1849]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 566.

Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 134.

The nature of the area shown is a landscape of mountainous shores of the Aral Sea (see note to number 157).

Dated by the time the first and second expedition sailings to the Aral Sea.

On the back – light sketch of the same pattern (not reproduced).

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 334, Chernihiv Regional History Museum, 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, № 160 (image), p. 55 (note).