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Chir-Kala Tau (3)

Taras Shevchenko. Chir-Kala Tau

Taras Shevchenko. Chir-Kala Tau. Stained paper and pencil (17.6 × 26.7 cm). [VII – 8.VIII 1851]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 520.

Lower left in pencil hand Shevchenko 19.

Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 46.

The name is set by comparing with watercolor "Chir-Kala Tau".

These same mountains from a different point see number 9, 84, 86, 93, images of similar nature mountains see the number 11, 12 and number 83, 89, 90.

In literature entitled "High columnar cliffs, below – camel grazing" ["Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities", Vol. II, Chernigov, 1900, p. 182, ¹ 283].

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – ¹ 283, Chernihiv Historical Museum, Gallery of pictures by T.H. Shevchenko (Kharkiv).

I. M. Verykivska

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1964, Vol. 9, ¹ 85 (image), p. 49 (note).