Taras Shevchenko. Peasants court. Etude. Pencil on paper (15,7 × 16,2 cm). [May 1843 – January 1844].
Right at the bottom of the ink inscription: Sketch for the "Peasants court".
Dated by the time of preparatory work for "Picturesque Ukraine" during the first trip to Ukraine.
Figure made on the back of bottom sheet of sketches "Bacchante".
There is etching on the same subject.
After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 2, ¹ 300 (image), p. 38 (note).