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Taras Shevchenko

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Taras Shevchenko. Schooners

Taras Shevchenko. Schooners. Topographical works on the Kos-Aral shore. Outline. Stained paper, pencil (12 × 20,8 cm). [Kos-Aral]. [6.X 1848 – 6.V 1849]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 474.

On the sheet placed two drawings in different scales. The name of the second set for the common individual parts of the picture "Lighthouse Kos-Aral", which is the author's name (see number 175).

Dated by the residence time in Kos-Aral.

The literature known as "Two schooners near the shore" [A. Novitsky, Taras Shevchenko as a painter, Lviv – Moscow, 1914, p. 58, № 266], "On the shore of Aral sea two schooners, on shore two men" ["Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities", Chernigov, 1900, II, p. 179, № 236], "Coast of Aral Sea" ["Ukrainian life", Moscow, 1912, № 11, p. 76].

Something similar images of schooners see number 17, 90, sketches of survey work see number 79, 172.

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 236, Chernihiv Regional History Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1962, vol. 8, № 173 (image), p. 59 (note).