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Mountainous shores of the Aral Sea (fol. 8 r.)

Taras Shevchenko. Mountainous shores…

Taras Shevchenko. Mountainous shores of the Aral Sea and boats. Outline. Pencil. [VI 1848 – IX 1849]. Sheet 8 of album 1846 – 1850 № 109

Over the hump – outline sketch of boats at the sandbar. Down over barely visible outline of the landscape with three peaked tents – two tracks of human feet, next – a boat with a sail.

Dated by the time of sailing expedition to the Aral Sea.

V. Ja. Tkachenko

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1962, vol. 8, № 120 (image), p. 43 (note).