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Women's shirt sleeves. Sketches

Taras Shevchenko. Women's shirt…

Taras Shevchenko. Women's shirt sleeves. Sketches to paintings "Catherine" and "Centurion's daughter". [1841, end – 1842. St. Petersburg].
Paper, pencil. 22,3 × 31,1 cm.
Taras Shevchenko National Museum, ¹ g – 415.

On the back – "Centurion's daughter". Sketches and studies. "Horse". Sketches.

Above left is marked in pencil: 223 × 311, top right: Number 173 (catalog number in Tarnowski's Chernihiv Museum of Ukrainian antiquities).

Left – the sketch for the painting "Catherine"; right – for the picture "Centurion's daughter".

Dated December 1841 – 1842, when artist working on mentioned works.

Registered by G.M. Chestahivsky in 1861 in description of the Shevchenko's drawings, which were in his academic workshops, at number 111 [Department of manuscripts and textology Institute of Literature. T.H. Shevchenko National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, fund 1, ¹ 459].

Scientific description provided in 1900 [Catalog of V. Tarnowski's Museum of Ukrainian antiquity / arranged by B.D. Grinchenko. – Chernigov, 1900. – T. 2. – p. 174. – ¹ 173]

Reproduced for the first time in 1961 [T. Shevchenko Complete Works: in 10 volumes. – K., 1961. – Vol. 7, bk. 2. – p. 27. – ¹ 258]

Mentioned the name "Sketch of Catherine's hands" [Novitsky Ol. Taras Shevchenko as a painter. – Lviv, Moscow, 1914. – p. 75. – ¹ 549].

Storage areas: from April 1861 – property of M.M.Lazarevsky, later purchased by St. Petersburg's Ukrainian community, not earlier than July 1861 – A.O. Kozachkovsky, not later than 1875 came to V.P. Kakhovski; from 1891 Kakhovski family, not later than 1893 transferred to S.D. Brazol; since 1898 – came to the V. V. Tarnowsk³; from 1899 – V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities, 1925 – Chernihiv Historical Museum, 1933 – Gallery of pictures by T.H. Shevchenko (Kharkiv), from 1948 – State Museum of T.H. Shevchenko (Kyiv).

Exhibition: 1929. Chernihiv. Shevchenko exhibition [Karachevska A. Exhibition of Taras Shevchenko: Guide. – Chernihiv, 1930. – p. 17. – ¹ 6].

V.M. Yatsyuk

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – K.: ed. of Acad. Sci. of UkrSSR, 1961, t. 7, bk. 2, ¹ 258 (image); T.H. Shevchenko Complete Works in 12 volumes. – K.: Naukova Dumka, 2003, v. 7, p. 447 – 448 (notes).