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Valley among the mountains

Taras Shevchenko. Valley among the…

Taras Shevchenko. The valley among the mountains. Stained paper, pencil, white (16.5 × 31.7). [VIII 1851]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 532.

Lower left in pencil hand Shevchenko 39.

Top right ink inscription: Number 117 – 60.

Picture included to Kara-Tau series on the base of the author's sequence number 39. It have common paper format and technique with Kara-Tau serie. It dated after this number (see also number 97).

In the literature is found under the title: "Uplands" ["Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities", Vol. II, Chernigov, 1900, p. 183, № 295, "Product of Shevchenko exhibitions in Moscow on 50th anniversary of his death", Moscow, 1911, p. 10, № 137], "Hill" [A. Novitsky, Taras Shevchenko as a painter, Lviv – Moscow, 1914. page 63, № 369].

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 295, 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, № 99 (image), p. 53 – 54 (note).