Taras Shevchenko. Moonlit night at Kos-Aral. Watercolour (15 × 29,2 cm). [Kos-Aral]. [6.X 1848 – 6.V 1849]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 792.
Picture pasted on an album sheet. A. Novitsky in the book "Painting of Taras Shevchenko" ([Kyiv, 1936], p. 102, № 671) mentions that at the bottom right on the album sheet was noted in pencil: Kos-Aral. Now sheet clipped almost to the edges of the picture, so the presence of the inscription is not determined.
Dated by the residence time of the expedition at the Kos-Aral.
Mentioned in the literature under the name "Night on the Aral sea" [A. P. Novitsky, Shevchenko, K., 1930, Tab. XX].
Storage areas: property of Obruchev, S. P. Jaremych, Ukrainian historical museum (Kyiv), Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.
L. I. Vnuchkova
After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1962, vol. 8, № 33 (image), p. 21 (notes).