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Taras Shevchenko

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Taras Shevchenko. Sjun-Kukh

Taras Shevchenko. Sjun-Kukh. Pencil on paper (18 × 31.6 cm). [20.VI – 10.VII 1851]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 514.

Lower left – pencil inscription by hand Shevchenko: 12. Sjun-Kukh.

Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 40.

According to the report A. I. Antipov on an expedition to the Kara-Tau, tract Sjun-Kukh (which he calls Sjun-Kukk) was the third place where found lignite ["Mining Magazine", St. Petersburg, 1852, Part II, Vol. VI, p. 465 – 466].

Period defined by the day out of the Apazyr valley and time spent in the Kugus valley.

Images of the same area see number 81, 82.

Storage areas: collections of A. A. Kozachkovsky, V. P. Kakhovski, S. D. Brazol, V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 277, 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 (Catalogue, p. 20, № 60).

I. M. Verykivska

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1964, Vol. 9, № 80 (image), p. 47 (note).