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Chir-Kala Tau (4)

Taras Shevchenko. Chir-Kala Tau (2)

Taras Shevchenko. Chir-Kala Tau. Stained paper and pencil (17.3 × 26.7 cm). [VII – 8.VIII 1851]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum. inv. g – 521.

Lower left in pencil crossed barely visible inscription: 20. Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 47.

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

These same mountains from a different point see number 9, 84, 85, 93.

Images of similar mountains see number 11, 12 and number 83, 89, 90.

In literature entitled "High columnar cliffs" ["Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities", Vol. II, Chernigov, 1900, p. 182, ¹ 284].

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – ¹ 284, 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 86 (image), p. 49 (note).