Start page

Taras Shevchenko

Encyclopedia of the life and works



Taras Shevchenko. Kyzyl-Bulak

Taras Shevchenko. Kyzyl-Bulak. Stained paper, pencil (15,8 × 29,6 cm). [1 – 2. VIII 1849]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 489.

Bottom right – pencil inscription by hand Shevchenko: Kyzyl-Bulak W. c. Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 22.

Kyzyl-Bulak (meaning "red source") – well on the western shore of the Aral Sea, now – Chelkar district, Aktobe region, Kazakh SSR.

Dated by the residence time of the expedition in this area [see. "Day notes of navigation A. I. Butakov on the Aral Sea in 1848 – 1849 years", Tashkent, 1953, p. 46 – 47].

Storage areas: collections of A. A. Kozachkovsky, V. P. Kakhovski, S. D. Brazol, V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 251, 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, № 185 (image), p. 63 – 64 (note).