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Steep shore of Aral Sea. Sketch

Taras Shevchenko. Steep shore of Aral…

Taras Shevchenko. Steep shore of Aral Sea. Stained paper, pencil (16 × 28,8 cm). [30.VII – 23.IX 1848; 6.V – 22.IX 1849]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 564.

Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 132.

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

Found in the literature under the name "The rock " ["Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities", Chernigov, 1900, II, p. 185, № 329].

Picture made after this sketch see number 25.

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 329, 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, № 159 (image), p. 55 (note).