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Taras Shevchenko

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Taras Shevchenko. Kyzyl-Dzhar

Taras Shevchenko. Kyzyl-Dzhar. Stained paper, pencil (16,2 × 29,6 cm). Kyzyl-Dzhar. [VIII in 1848; IX 1849]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 480.

Bottom right – inscription by hand Shevchenko: Kyzyl dzhar 14.

Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 75.

The tract Kyzyl-Dzhar (which means "red cliff"), or Ulkun Dzhar, located at the mouth of Syr-Darya, now – the Aral region, Kyzyl-Orda region, Kazakh SSR.

Dated by the residence time of the expedition near this tract.

Other views of the same area see number 162, 163.

Storage areas: collections of A. A. Kozachkovsky, V. P. Kakhovski, S. D. Brazol, V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 243, Chernihiv Regional History Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

E. A. Sereda

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1962, vol. 8, № 161 (image), p. 55 – 56 (note).