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Taras Shevchenko

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Mountainous landscape

Taras Shevchenko. Mountainous landscape

Taras Shevchenko. Mountainous landscape. Pencil on paper (16.3 × 28.6 cm). [21.V – Not later than 6.IX 1851]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 579.

Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 42.

The nature of depicted terrain and manner of execution drawing is similar to landscapes numbered by Shevchenko and drawn during Kara-Tau expedition (see number 74, 75).

The literature is known as the "Steppe upland" ["Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities", Vol. II, Chernigov, 1900, p. 186, № 344], "Hillock in the desert" [A. Novitsky, Taras Shevchenko as a painter, Lviv – Moscow, 1914, p. 61, № 322].

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 344, Chernihiv Historical Museum, Gallery of pictures by T.H. Shevchenko (Kharkiv).

I. M. Verykivska, N. P. Prokopenko

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1964, Vol. 9, № 107 (image), p. 56 – 57 (note).