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Hillocks in desert

Taras Shevchenko. Hillocks in desert

Taras Shevchenko. Hillocks in the desert. Stained paper, pencil (13,9 × 29,3 cm). [12 – 21.IX 1848; 22 – 30.VIII 1849]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 578.

Top right ink marked: 117 – 83.

The manner of the figure and the nature of individual elements of the landscape picture reminds Nicholas island (see number 170).

Other views of Nicholas island see. number 2631, 165170, 172.

In literature titled "Prairie upland" ["Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities", Chernigov, 1900, II, p. 186, ¹ 343].

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – ¹ 343, Chernihiv Regional History Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

On the back – barely visible outline of the cliffs (not reproduced).

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1962, vol. 8, ¹ 171 (image), p. 59 (note).