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Schooner "Constantine" and "Nicholas"

Taras Shevchenko. Schooner «Constantine

Taras Shevchenko. Schooner "Constantine" and "Nicholas". Paper, sepia, white (16,8 × 26,7 cm). [Raim]. [20 – 25.VII 1848]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 738.

About motifs of dating see in a footnote to previous figure.

A. I. Maksheev recalled:

"July 19 schooner "Constantine" was prepared and in the presence of officials of fort gathered at the dock, launched" [A. Maksheev, Traveling on the Kyrgyz steppes and Turkestan, St. Petersburg, 1896, p. 49].

Pictures of the two schooners from another point see number 9 and 15.

In the literature incorrectly determined technique – watercolor ["Ukrainian life", Moscow, 1912, № 11, p. 76].

Storage areas: property of 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, № 16 (image), p. 12 – 13 (notes).