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The shore of Nicholas island (2)

Taras Shevchenko. The shore of…

Taras Shevchenko. The shore of Nicholas island. Watercolour (13,5 × 22,6 cm). [12 – 21.IX 1848, 22 – 30.VIII.1849]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 894.

By the nature of drawing and depicted area this watercolor is similar to the picture "Low shore of Nicholas island".

In the "Catalogue" of Tarnowski's museum watercolor entitled "The Aral sea coast" [Chernigov, 1900, Vol. II, p. 177, ¹ 208].

Picture reproduced under a false name "Raim. View from the west" [A. Novitsky Taras Shevchenko as a painter, Lviv – Moscow, 1914, Tab. 45, ¹ II].

Easy sketch of similar gulf with reeds see number 107.

Other paintings and drawings of Nicholas island see number 2628, 3031 and number 165172.

Storage areas: property of A.O. Kozachkovsky, V. P. Kakhovski, S. D. Brazol, V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – ¹ 208, Chernihiv Regional Historical Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv, Taras Shevchenko Central Museum, Kyiv.

In 1939 exhibited at the Republican Shevchenko anniversary exhibition, Kyiv, (Catalog, p. 44, ¹ 227).

L. I. Vnuchkova

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1962, vol. 8, ¹ 29 (image), p. 19 (notes).