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Taras Shevchenko

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1st quarter 2013

31 Mar 2013 New drawings published

Taras Shevchenko. In Kyiv. Paper, etching 17,6 × 25,7; 22,3 × 30; (36 × 44,3) cm [St. Petersburg]. [III – 6 – 7.V] 1844. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. number g – 307. The gallery of painting works by Taras Shevchenko is replenished with first three etchings from the «Picturesque Ukraine» series (1844).

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29 Mar 2013 New Shevchenko's letters

We continue to publish the correspondence by T.Shevchenko. Today – next ten letters from 1858.

My "Heretic" is not all, and here it is half gone. Thank Bartenev from me and ask him if he can find somewhere other half, and I without it nothing inaction. (5 Apr 1858, to M. Maksimovich)

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27 Mar 2013 New records in the «Journal»

The «Journal» by Taras Shevchenko is continued to publish. Today – records of December 1 – 10, 1857.

Tonight Varentsov returned from St. Petersburg and brought me a letter from Kulish and just printed his "Gramatka". How beautiful, smart and noble made this brand new primer.

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25 Mar 2013 New rhymes

The triptych "Fate – Muse – Glory" (1858) is published.

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23 Mar 2013 New on Cyril-Methodius society

We continue publishing the second part of the investigation materials of Cyril and Methodius society – "Case of M.I.Gulak". Today – the next 10 documents.

¹ 127 1847, March 22. – Letter of A. F. Orlov to V. F. Adlerberg about need to deliver to 3rd department mails will be sent to M. I. Gulak.

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21 Mar 2013 New book on Shevchenko

We continue to publish book "Life of Taras Shevchenko" by Pavlo Zajcev (1955). Today – chapter "Epilogue",

Burial in St. Petersburg / Farewell in Kiev / Burial in Kaniv / Destiny of grave.

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19 Mar 2013 New drawings published

Kyiv from the Dnipro (fol. 10 v.) The gallery of painting works by Taras Shevchenko is replenished with an Album of 1839 – 1843.

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17 Mar 2013 New Shevchenko's letters

We continue to publish the correspondence by T.Shevchenko. Today – next ten letters from 1858.

And great, great thanks for your true love, my dove gray, my friend only. I cried until old age, while I read your writing, full of the purest, un-bought love. (9 – 10 Feb 1858, to M.S.Shchepkin)

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15 Mar 2013 New records in the «Journal»

The «Journal» by Taras Shevchenko is continued to publish. Today – records of November 18 – 30, 1857.

Shreyders, Kadinsky and Freilich asked me to paint their portraits and offered money in advance. I never took money up front for the work, and today took.

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13 Mar 2013 New rhymes

The «Fool» poem (1857) is published.

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11 Mar 2013 New on Cyril-Methodius society

We continue publishing the second part of the investigation materials of Cyril and Methodius society – "Case of M.I.Gulak". Today – the next 10 documents.

¹ 123 1847, March 28. – Memorandum of priest O. Malov to the Third department about refusing M.I. Gulak to testify".

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9 Mar 2013 New book on Shevchenko

We continue to publish book "Life of Taras Shevchenko" by Pavlo Zajcev (1955). Today – chapter "1859 – 1861. End of life".

Publishing and household chores / Lykera Polusmak / Art work / Literary creativity / Begin of illness / Health status / Death of a poet.

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7 Mar 2013 New drawings published

Taras Shevchenko. Death of Bogdan Khmelnitsky. Sketch. Pencil on paper (25,6 × 33,7 cm). [St. Petersburg]. [1842-1843]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. number g – 433. The gallery of painting works by Taras Shevchenko is replenished with a new drawings, including «Death of Bogdan Khmelnitsky» (1843).

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5 Mar 2013 New Shevchenko's letters

We continue to publish the correspondence by T.Shevchenko. Today – first ten letters from 1858.

What devil said you that I have prepare my "Neophytes" for printing? Any idea, no thought there was. I sent it to you, that you read and see that I'm not seating here idly. (26 Jan 1858, to P. Kulish)

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3 Mar 2013 New records in the «Journal»

The «Journal» by Taras Shevchenko is continued to publish. Today – records of November 11 – 17, 1857.

I ask him to ask anyone for permission should I live in St. Petersburg and attend Academy classes.

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1 Mar 2013 New rhymes

The «Neophytes» poem (1857) is published.

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27 Feb 2013 New on Cyril-Methodius society

We begin publishing the second part of the investigation materials of Cyril and Methodius society – "Case of M.I.Gulak". Today – the first 10 documents.

¹ 113 1847 š. March, no later than 29. – List of messages and papers seized in M.I. Gulak during the arrest.

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25 Feb 2013 New book on Shevchenko

We continue to publish book "Life of Taras Shevchenko" by Pavlo Zajcev (1955). Today – chapter "In Ukraine, in 1859".

In Pereyaslav / At home / Third arrest / Forced return.

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23 Feb 2013 New drawings published

Taras Shevchenko. Portrait of Anna Ivanovna Zakrevska. Oil on canvas (51 × 39,6 cm). [Berezova Rudka]. [9 – 23 December] 1843. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. zh – 106. The gallery of painting works by Taras Shevchenko is replenished with a new drawings, including portrait of A. I. Zakrevska (1843).

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21 Feb 2013 New Shevchenko's letters

We continue to publish the correspondence by T.Shevchenko. Today – last seven letters from 1857.

At the same day, the police chief told me that I have for the present decree on the resignation should go back to Orenburg. I was a bit puzzled with such a lovely offer, but I soon recovered, that is sick. (12 Nov 1857, to I.A. Uskov)

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19 Feb 2013 New folklore recordings

Last ten folk songs recording are published.

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17 Feb 2013 New records in the «Journal»

The «Journal» by Taras Shevchenko is continued to publish. Today – records of November 1 – 10, 1857.

Peasants are the meek, rather than just hang their robber came to the council to ask the governor, and the governor, not being a fool, had them whip.

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15 Feb 2013 New rhymes

The "Moskal's well" poem (1857) is published.

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13 Feb 2013 New on Cyril-Methodius society

We finish publishing the first part of the investigation materials of Cyril and Methodius society – "General materials of the investigation". Today – the last 12 documents.

¹ 92 1847 p. June 27. – Letter of A. F. Orlov to L. A. Perovsky banning print and distribute the works of Taras Shevchenko, P. Kulish and N. Kostomarov.

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11 Feb 2013 New book on Shevchenko

We continue to publish book "Life of Taras Shevchenko" by Pavlo Zajcev (1955). Today – chapter "1858 – 1859. In St. Petersburg".

Triumphant reception / Art work / Poetry / In the Ukrainian community / Ideological position.

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9 Feb 2013 New drawings published

Taras Shevchenko. Kyiv-Mezhyhirsky monastery. Pencil on paper (28,4 × 40,1 cm). [June 1843]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. number g-851. The gallery of painting works by Taras Shevchenko is replenished with a new drawings, including «Kyiv-Mezhyhirsky monastery» (1843).

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7 Feb 2013 New Shevchenko's letters

We continue to publish the correspondence by T.Shevchenko. Today – next seven letters from 1857.

I now from Astrakhan sail on steamship up to Nizhny Novgorod, where through Moscow to the capital. But how soon I will come there, Saint knows. (13 – 15 Aug 1857, to J.G. Kukharenko)

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5 Feb 2013 New folklore recording

Next ten folk songs recording are published.

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3 Feb 2013 New records in the «Journal»

The «Journal» by Taras Shevchenko is continued to publish. Today – records of October 22 – 31, 1857.

In the epilogue to the "Black council» P.A. Kulish, speaking of Gogol, Kvitka and of me a sinner, points at me as a great and original national poet. Not out of this friendship?

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1 Feb 2013 New rhymes

The last four rhymes of 1850 are published, including "I still dream: under the mountain…".

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31 Jan 2013 New on Cyril-Methodius society

We continue publish the first part of the investigation materials of Cyril and Methodius society – "General materials of the investigation". Today – the next 10 documents.

¹ 75 1847 May 30. – Letter of A. F. Orlov to S. S. Uvarov about the Cyril-Methodius society and sentence for its members".

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29 Jan 2013 New book on Shevchenko

We continue to publish book "Life of Taras Shevchenko" by Pavlo Zajcev (1955). Today – chapter "1857 – 1858. Return".

In Astrakhan / Travel along the Volga / In Nizhny Novgorod / In Moscow.

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27 Jan 2013 New drawings published

Taras Shevchenko. The figure of a peasant from the back. Tree. Outlines. Pencil. [Not before May 1843]. Institute of Literature National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, inv. number 106 (album 1839 – 1843). The gallery of painting works by Taras Shevchenko is replenished with a drawing «The figure of a peasant from the back» (1843) and other.

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25 Jan 2013 New Shevchenko's letters

We continue to publish the correspondence by T.Shevchenko. Today – next five letters from 1857.

What is to do here? – I think myself and stood up early, prayed to God, rolled sleeves and went on round this "Moskal's well". God helped me somehow, then finished it. (5 Jun 1857, to Ja. G. Kukharenko)

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23 Jan 2013 New folklore recording

New folklore recording "Yes, thank you… father" is published.

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21 Jan 2013 New records in the «Journal»

The «Journal» by Taras Shevchenko is continued to publish. Today – records of October 16 – 20, 1857.

Zaletsky with his usual prelude sincere heart, wrote that my pictures got all full, some of them have already been added in good hands and the money sent 150 rubles to the Lazarevsky.

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19 Jan 2013 New rhymes

The next five rhymes of 1850 are published, including "While you had knew, a landlords…".

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17 Jan 2013 New on Cyril-Methodius society

We continue publish the first part of the investigation materials of Cyril and Methodius society – "General materials of the investigation". Today – the next 10 documents.

¹ 69. 1847 May 26. – Report of A.F. Orlov to Nicholas I of activities Cyril-Methodius society and suggestions for punishment of its members.

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15 Jan 2013 New book on Shevchenko

We continue to publish book "Life of Taras Shevchenko" by Pavlo Zajcev (1955). Today – chapter "1850 – 1857. In Novopetrovsk fort".

The first months of the new location / Kara-Tau expedition / Watchman of Novopetrovsk fort / Bustle for liberation / Creativity of last period of exile.

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13 Jan 2013 «Blind» drawing published

Taras Shevchenko. «Blind» (»Captives»). Paper, Sepia (14 × 11,1 cm). [Not before May] 1843. Drawing on the clipped sheet. The gallery of painting works by Taras Shevchenko is replenished with a drawing «Blind» (1843) and sketches for it.

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11 Jan 2013 New Shevchenko's letters

We continue to publish the correspondence by T.Shevchenko. Today – first five letters from 1857.

While you see Kulish, then kiss him for me and tell him that such books as "Notes on Southern Rus", I had never even read. And there was still this good in Rus literature. (22 Apr 1857 to A. M. Markevich)

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9 Jan 2013 New folklore recording

New folklore recording "Did I not tell you…" is published.

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7 Jan 2013 New records in the «Journal»

The «Journal» by Taras Shevchenko is continued to publish. Today – records of October 11 – 15, 1857.

With the wind and cold drawn two nameless tower, part of the Kremlin wall and view Zaoche. Overall, a decent figure out.

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5 Jan 2013 New rhymes

The first five rhymes of 1850 are published, including «Petrus» poem.

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3 Jan 2013 New on Cyril-Methodius society

We continue publish the first part of the investigation materials of Cyril and Methodius society – "General materials of the investigation". Today – the next 10 documents.

¹ 63 1847 April 18. – Letter of A. F. Orlov to I. F. Paskevich on new revelations and arrests in the case of Cyril and Methodius society.

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2 Jan 2013 Annual report published

Annual report of the website «T.H.Shevchenko» for the 2012 year published – 231 thousands visitors.

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