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Landscape near Novopetrovsk fort

Taras Shevchenko. Landscape near…

Taras Shevchenko. The landscape near Novopetrovsk fort. Sketch. Stained paper and pencil (11.4 × 28.6 cm). [Novopetrovsk fort]. [1855 – 1856]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 575.

Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 105.

Sketch done on paper of the same quality, as a picture "Tombstones in Hanga Baba".

Figure placed on the back of the upper part of the sketch to the picture "Baygush», after which it dates.

In the literature is found under the title: "Steppe uplands" ["Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities", Vol. II, Chernigov, 1900, p. 186, № 340], "Hillock in the desert" [A. Novitsky, Taras Shevchenko as a painter, Lviv – Moscow, 1914, p. 60, № 318].

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 340, 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, № 164 (image), p. 73 (note).