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Taras Shevchenko

Encyclopedia of the life and works

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2nd quarter 2015

29 Jun 2015 New biography of Shevchenko

We continue to publish a book by Alfred Ensen "Taras Shevchenko" (1916). Today section "2. Poet of Ukraine."

Shevchenko, relieved son of serf, could never forget that he was born a serf and his relatives still moaning in social and moral fall. Therefore, his lyrics became so true popular.

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27 Jun 2015 New about artistic heritage

In the section "Not found paintings Shevchenko" published chapter "Works 1837 1838".

The backbone. [1835 1837. St. Petersburg. Paper, pencil]. Laocoon Mask. Michelangelo. Figures. [1836 1837. St. Petersburg. Paper, pencil]. Lucius Verus (head). Figure. [1836 1837. St. Petersburg. Paper, pencil].

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25 Jun 2015 New on Cyril-Methodius society

We continue publishing the seventh part of the investigation materials of Cyril and Methodius society "Case of A. A. Navrocky". Today the next 10 documents.

347 1847, June 10. Receipt issued by the office Vjatka governor to lieutenant Larionov about delivering him in Vjatka A. A. Navrotsky.

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23 Jun 2015 New textological research

We continue to publish a book by V. Domanytsky "Critical study of the text of "Kobzar" (1907). Today next three sections, including "46. Witch."

First printed with a "Vechernytsi" (1862 16 18) (not all, but up to half of Section 4th). With "Vechernytsi" originate text to Lviv's "Kobzar"

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21 Jun 2015 New pages from Little book

. 16  17     The gallery of Taras Shevchenko's autographs and editions is replenished with next 10 pages of the Little book.

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17 Jun 2015 New biography of Shevchenko

We continue to publish a book by Alfred Ensen "Taras Shevchenko" (1916). Today section "1. Future Kobzar".

Already in the first small edition of 1840 stands Shevchenko mature poet, these eight poems reflect significant aspects of his lyric poetry.

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15 Jun 2015 New about artistic heritage

In the section "Not found paintings Shevchenko" published chapter "Works 1822 1836".

Horses and soldiers. [1822 1828. Kyrylivka. Paper, pencil]. Kiev Bell Tower and other figures. [1827 1828. Kyrylivka. Coal]. Cossack Platov. A copy of the popular print. 1829, December 6. Vilnius. [Paper, pencil].

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13 Jun 2015 New on Cyril-Methodius society

We start publishing the seventh part of the investigation materials of Cyril and Methodius society "Case of A. A. Navrocky". Today the first 10 documents.

339 1847, May not earlier than 15. Recording judgment in the case of A. A. Navrotsky made the Third department.

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11 Jun 2015 New textological research

We continue to publish a book by V. Domanytsky "Critical study of the text of "Kobzar" (1907). Today next three sections, including "43. Testament".

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9 Jun 2015 New pages from Little book

. 6  7     ຅ The gallery of Taras Shevchenko's autographs and editions is replenished with next 10 pages of the Little book.

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7 Jun 2015 New biography of Shevchenko

We continue to publish a book by Alfred Ensen "Taras Shevchenko" (1916). Today section "3. Last years of life."

Taras Shevchenko died February 26, 1861, a week after signing tsar's manifesto about abolishment of serfdom in Russia. The cause of death was water in the lungs.

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5 Jun 2015 New drawings published

Taras Shevchenko. Portrait of Fedor Petrovich Tolstoy. Paper, etching 15.7 × 11.9 cm, 16.2 × 12.4 cm (31.2 × 21.8 cm). The gallery of painting works by Taras Shevchenko is replenished with last 7 drawings of 1860, including Portrait of F. P. Tolstoy.

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3 Jun 2015 New on Cyril-Methodius society

We continue publishing the sixth part of the investigation materials of Cyril and Methodius society "Case of T. H. Shevchenko". Today the last 10 documents.

329 1862, February 10 Letter from V. D. Yevreinov to O. L. Potapov with the message that the king forbade include relief of Taras Shevchenko to monument "Millennium of the Russian state."

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1 Jun 2015 New textological research

We continue to publish a book by V. Domanytsky "Critical study of the text of "Kobzar" (1907). Today next three sections, including "40. Psalms of David."

Printed with a first Kobzar 1860 with some omitted fragments, through censorship. Options have the manuscript Zhemchuzhnikov (ZNTSH, v. 39).

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31 May 2015 New pages from Three years album

. 222    The gallery of Taras Shevchenko's autographs and editions is replenished with last 6 pages of the album Three years.

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29 May 2015 New biography of Shevchenko

We continue to publish a book by Alfred Ensen "Taras Shevchenko" (1916). Today section "2. In exile".

During the investigation arrest in St. Petersburg Shevchenko wrote 13 poems, which clearly show that he does not fall in spirit, he not look with fear in the uncertain future.

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27 May 2015 New drawings published

Taras Shevchenko. Bathsheba. Paper, etching, aquatint (36.2 × 27.1 cm). [St.Petersburg]. [Not later than 30.V] 1860. Taras Shevchenko National The gallery of painting works by Taras Shevchenko is replenished with 5 drawings of 1860, including Bathsheba.

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25 May 2015 New on Cyril-Methodius society

We continue publishing the sixth part of the investigation materials of Cyril and Methodius society "Case of T. H. Shevchenko". Today the next 10 documents.

314 1859, January 16. The letter of Minister of Education E. P. Kovalevsky to the Third branch with question, can again be subjected to censorship consideration previously published works by Taras Shevchenko.

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23 May 2015 New textological research

We continue to publish a book by V. Domanytsky "Critical study of the text of "Kobzar" (1907). Today next three sections, including "38. Cold ravine."

First printed in Leipzig in 1859 in the booklet "New verses by Pushkin and Shevchenko". In Prague Kobzar submitted manuscript variants.

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21 May 2015 New pages from Three years album

. 216   The gallery of Taras Shevchenko's autographs and editions is replenished with next 6 pages of the album Three years.

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19 May 2015 New biography of Shevchenko

We continue to publish a book by Alfred Ensen "Taras Shevchenko" (1916). Today section "1. Children and migratory years."

Do Shevchenko feel really happy after dismissal of serfdom? None of poetry from the best time of his life is not evidence of direct wish for life and joy.

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17 May 2015 New drawings published

Taras Shevchenko. The facade of house. Watercolour (25.9 × 34.1 cm). [St.Petersburg]. [II  25.VIII 1860]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, The gallery of painting works by Taras Shevchenko is replenished with drawings 1860 project of house.

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15 May 2015 New on Cyril-Methodius society

We continue publishing the sixth part of the investigation materials of Cyril and Methodius society "Case of T. H. Shevchenko". Today the next 10 documents.

299 1858, February 4. Conclusion III department about the possibility to allow T. H. Shevchenko live in St. Petersburg, but under strict police surveillance.

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13 May 2015 New textological research

We continue to publish a book by V. Domanytsky "Critical study of the text of "Kobzar" (1907). Today next three sections, including "35. Maid-servant".

For the first time printed by Kulish in "Notes on the South Rus'", vol. 2, 1857; a second printed in Kobzar 1860. The date defined yet (approximately) 1844.

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11 May 2015 New pages from Three years album

. 210    The gallery of Taras Shevchenko's autographs and editions is replenished with next 5 pages of the album Three years.

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9 May 2015 New biography of Shevchenko

We continue to publish a book by Alfred Ensen "Taras Shevchenko" (1916). Today section "Historical and historical-literary introduction."

Literary awakening Ukrainian people came out of the Left Bank. Artificial poetry was in reality only a sanded folk poetry.

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7 May 2015 New drawings published

Taras Shevchenko. Portrait of Mary Vasil'yevna Maksimovich. Stained paper, Italian pencil, chalk (34 × 26.5 cm). [Prokhorovka]. 22.VI 1859. The gallery of painting works by Taras Shevchenko is replenished with 5 drawings from Ukraine 1859, including Portrait of M. V. Maksimovich.

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5 May 2015 New on Cyril-Methodius society

We continue publishing the sixth part of the investigation materials of Cyril and Methodius society "Case of T. H. Shevchenko". Today the next 10 documents.

289 1850, May 4. The letter of L. V. Dubbelt to the head of the gendarmerie A. E. Timashev with notification of refusal to allow Taras Shevchenko draw.

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3 May 2015 New textological research

We continue to publish a book by V. Domanytsky "Critical study of the text of "Kobzar" (1907). Today next three sections, including "33. Large cellar."

First printed in Lviv Kobzar 1867, and then in the "Truth" in 1869, 2 and 3 (p. 12 16), but starting section II; finally in Geneva Kobzar.

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1 May 2015 New pages from Three years album

. 205    The gallery of Taras Shevchenko's autographs and editions is replenished with next 5 pages of the album Three years.

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29 Apr 2015 New biography of Shevchenko

We continue to publish a book by Alfred Ensen "Taras Shevchenko" (1916). Today section "Foreword."

For the first goal I set myself the task first of all study and evaluate the poet as Ukrainian folk soul in general with help of his own poems.

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27 Apr 2015 New drawings published

Taras Shevchenko. In Cherkasy. Paper, pencil, ink, pen, brush (16.2 × 22.8 cm). Cherkasy. [18  22. VII in 1859]. Taras Shevchenko National The gallery of painting works by Taras Shevchenko is replenished with last 3 drawings from album of 1858 1859, including In Cherkasy.

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25 Apr 2015 New on Cyril-Methodius society

We continue publishing the sixth part of the investigation materials of Cyril and Methodius society "Case of T. H. Shevchenko". Today the next 10 documents.

279 1848 March 30. Report of the head of 23th Infantry Division, Lieutenant General Tolmachev to A. F. Orlov about behavior of Shevchenko.

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23 Apr 2015 New textological research

We continue to publish a book by V. Domanytsky "Critical study of the text of "Kobzar" (1907). Today next three sections, including "28. To N. Gogol".

For the first time this verse printed in Leipzig in the booklet "New verses by Pushkin and Shevchenko," 1859, pp. 22 23 under title "Thought". There is no autograph.

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21 Apr 2015 New pages from Three years album

. 200 The gallery of Taras Shevchenko's autographs and editions is replenished with next 5 pages of the album Three years.

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19 Apr 2015 New biography of Shevchenko

We begin to publish a book by Alfred Ensen "Taras Shevchenko" (1916). Today section "From translator."

He named his studio "the poet's life," but it embraces in two parts not only the life of the poet, but also a historical presentation of the main subject of his poems, Ukraine.

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17 Apr 2015 New drawings published

Taras Shevchenko. In Korsun. Colored paper, ink (16.2 × 22.9 cm). Korsun. [28.VI  12.VII 1859]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g  732. The gallery of painting works by Taras Shevchenko is replenished with 5 drawings from album of 1858 1859, including In Lykhvyn.

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15 Apr 2015 New on Cyril-Methodius society

We continue publishing the sixth part of the investigation materials of Cyril and Methodius society "Case of T. H. Shevchenko". Today the next 10 documents.

264 1847, May, not earlier than 30. Record by the Third department of the verdict Taras Shevchenko.

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13 Apr 2015 New textological research

We continue to publish a book by V. Domanytsky "Critical study of the text of "Kobzar" (1907). Today next three sections, including "25. Kerchief."

First published in the anthology "Luna" in the year 1881. No autographs. The text of this poetry, printed in "Luna" quite dashing, missing it in one place 2 lines.

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11 Apr 2015 New pages from Three years album

. 195  43, 53 The gallery of Taras Shevchenko's autographs and editions is replenished with next 5 pages of the album Three years.

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9 Apr 2015 New drawings published

Taras Shevchenko. In Lykhvyn. Paper, ink (16.2 × 22.7 cm). Lyhvyn. [6  9.VI 1859]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g  729. The gallery of painting works by Taras Shevchenko is replenished with 5 drawings from album of 1858 1859, including In Lykhvyn.

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7 Apr 2015 New on Cyril-Methodius society

We continue publishing the sixth part of the investigation materials of Cyril and Methodius society "Case of T. H. Shevchenko". Today the next 7 documents (7 verses from "Three years" collection).

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5 Apr 2015 New textological research

We continue to publish a book by V. Domanytsky "Critical study of the text of "Kobzar" (1907). Today next three sections, including "24. Dream."

For the first time printed in a separate publication by K. Klimkovich (Lviv, 1865) [Sorry, I did not have to see this edition]; variants gives also Lviv Kobzar

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3 Apr 2015 New pages from Three years album

. 190  The gallery of Taras Shevchenko's autographs and editions is replenished with next 5 pages of the album Three years.

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1 Apr 2015 New drawings published

Taras Shevchenko. Priest. Paper, ink (16.1 × 22.9 cm). [St.Petersburg]. [No sooner than 10.V 1858]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g The gallery of painting works by Taras Shevchenko is replenished with 5 drawings from album of 1858 1859, including Priest.

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