Taras Shevchenko. Kuduk-Kshtym. Stained paper, pencil (16 × 29.3 cm). [23 – 31.V 1851]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 476.
Lower left – pencil inscription by hand Shevchenko: Kuduk Kshtym 2.
Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 32.
Kuduk-Kshtym or Kyshtym-Kuduk (meaning well or spring Kshtym) is near Hanga Baba, on the way to the Apazyr valley. Dated by the residence time of the expedition along the way.
Figure performed at the beginning of the expedition, as evidenced by the author's number 2.
Storage areas: collections of A. A. Kozachkovsky, V. P. Kakhovski, S. D. Brazol, V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – ¹ 238, Chernihiv Historical Museum, Gallery of pictures by T.H. Shevchenko (Kharkiv).
In 1929 was displayed at the exhibition of works of Taras Shevchenko in Chernihiv, entitled "Landscape among the rocks, terrain Kuduk-Kytyk" (Catalogue, 1930, p. 19, ¹ 40).
I. M. Verykivska
After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1964, Vol. 9, ¹ 72 (image), p. 44 (note).