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Taras Shevchenko

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Steep coast of Aral Sea

Taras Shevchenko. Steep coast of Aral…

Taras Shevchenko. Steep coast of Aral Sea. Watercolour (16 × 28,5 cm). [VIII 1848 – IX 1849]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 368.

Dated by the time of sailing expedition near the western shores of the Aral Sea.

Pencil drawing from life, (sketch for this watercolor) see number 159.

Storage areas: property of L. Zhemchuzhnykov, I. N. Tereshchenko, State Russian Museum, Leningrad Institute of Taras Shevchenko, Kharkiv – Kyiv, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

In 1911 exhibited at the exhibition of art works of Taras Shevchenko in Kiev (catalog, p. 12, № 52).

E. A. Sereda

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1962, vol. 8, № 25 (image), p. 17 (notes).