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Taras Shevchenko

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Tarla (2)

Taras Shevchenko. Tarla (2)

Taras Shevchenko. Tarla. Stained paper, pencil, white (16.9 × 31.7 cm). [VIII 1851]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 531.

Lower left in pencil hand Shevchenko 38.

Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 59.

The name is set on the basis of similarity to the terrain shown in figure number 104.

Reasons of dating see number 96.

In the literature is found under the title: "Upland" ["Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities", Vol. II, Chernigov, 1900, p. 183, № 294], "Hill" [A. Novitsky, Taras Shevchenko as a painter, Lviv – Moscow, 1914, p. 63, № 368].

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 294, Chernihiv Historical Museum, Gallery of pictures by T.H. Shevchenko (Kharkiv).

It is possible that this figure called "Prairie mounds" in 1929 was exhibited at the exhibition of works of Taras Shevchenko in Chernihiv (Catalogue, p. 20, № 62).

I. M. Verykivska

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1964, Vol. 9, № 98 (image), p. 53 (note).