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Spurs of Kara-Tau

Taras Shevchenko. Spurs of Kara-Tau

Taras Shevchenko. Spurs of Kara-Tau. Stained paper and pencil (15.9 × 29.3 cm). [VI in 1851]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 510.

Lower left in pencil hand Shevchenko 5. Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 34.

Author's number indicates that this figure as well as next, performed at the beginning of the expedition, after arriving in the Apazyr valley, tentatively in June.

Similar in character depicted area and manner of execution, see pictures number 75 and 107.

In the literature is found under the title: "A set of uplands" ["Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities", Vol. II, Chernigov, 1900, p. 182, № 273], "Hill" [A. Novitsky, Taras Shevchenko as a painter, Lviv – Moscow, 1914, p. 62, № 349].

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 273, 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, № 74 (image), p. 45 (note).