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Mountain in Agaspejar valley

Taras Shevchenko. Mountain in…

Taras Shevchenko. Mountain in the Agaspejar valley. Colored pencil on paper (18 × 30.7 cm). [20.VI – 10.VII 1851]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 507.

Lower left in pencil inscription: Agaspejar (barely noticeable digit before the words unreadable). Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 39.

More images of the same area see number 77, 78. Tombs on the third terms are more developed in fig. number 7, 76 and etching by Br. Zaleski [album «La vie des steppes Kirghizes», Paris, 1865, between p. 54 – 55].

In the literature is found under the title: "Agaspejar" [A. Rusov, Collection of drawings Shevchenko, "Kyiv antiquity", K., 1894, Vol. II, p. 186], "Agasper" ["Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities", Vol. II, Chernigov, 1900, p. 181, № 270].

Storage areas: collections of A. A. Kozachkovsky, V. P. Kakhovski, S. D. Brazol, V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 270, 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, № 79 (image), p. 47 (note).