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Bacchante. Sketches

Taras Shevchenko. Bacchante. Sketches

Taras Shevchenko. Bacchante. Sketches. Pencil on paper (10 × 19,4 cm). [Not before May 1843]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. number g–418.

Dated by the first time stay Shevchenko in Ukraine.

Sketches completed the worksheet, the lower part of which, with the same sketches of Bacchante later was cuted off. Now both sides of the sheet, which were registered by Chestahivsky as a unit for the number 95, listed as two separate pictures together with their backs.

Storage areas: Museum of Ukrainian antiquity V. Tarnowsk³ in Chernigov – ¹ 176, Chernihiv Regional Historical Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

On the back part of this sheet – outline composition to etching "Gifts in Chigrin in 1649".

L.I. Vnuchkova

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 2, ¹ 297 (image), p. 37 (note).

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Gifts in Chigrin 1649. Sketches