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Taras Shevchenko

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Valley in the mountains

Taras Shevchenko. Valley in the…

Taras Shevchenko. Valley in the mountains. Stained paper, pencil, white (17.1 × 32 cm). [VIII 1851]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 529.

Lower left in pencil hand Shevchenko 36.

Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 58.

Picture included to Kara-Tau series on the base of the author's sequence number 36; it dated after this number (see also number 99).

The literature found under a descriptive name, "Left – columnar rocks, in the middle – the valley, on the right, under the mountain – building" ["Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities", Vol. II, Chernigov, 1900, p. 183, № 292].

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 292, 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, № 97 (image), p. 53 (note).