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Taras Shevchenko

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Dancing on the deck of the schooner (fol. 7 r.)

Taras Shevchenko. Dancing on the deck…

Taras Shevchenko. Dancing on the deck of the schooner. Sketch of the composition. Pencil. [22.IX 1848; 22.IX 1849]. Sheet 7 of album 1846 – 1850 № 109

Top right pencil inscription by hand Shevchenko: 22 September.

Label the figure "22 September" may be assigned or 1848, when the expedition went from Nicholas island for the winter, or in 1849, when it was completed summer swimming expedition arrived on the peninsula Kos-Aral.

On the back overact Shevchenko portrait at full length and outline mountainous shores of the Aral Sea and schooners sail (not reproduced).

V. Ja. Tkachenko

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1962, vol. 8, № 119 (image), p. 43 (note).