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Kyiv-Mezhyhirsky monastery

Taras Shevchenko. Kyiv-Mezhyhirsky…

Taras Shevchenko. Kyiv-Mezhyhirsky monastery. Pencil on paper (28,4 × 40,1 cm). [June 1843]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. number g-851.

Right at the top of the ink inscription: Number 162. IX.

Kyiv Mezhyhirsky Monastery situated on the right bank of the Dnieper River, about 20 miles north of Kyiv.

The date is set according to record on p. 21 in album of 1839 – 1843 years, which determines the time spent Shevchenko in the area.

In the literature found with wrong name "Church in Nizhny Novgorod" [«Product museum of Ukrainian Antiquities V. Tarnowski", vol. II, Chernigov, 1900, p. 191, № 406].

Storage areas: Museum of Ukrainian antiquity V. Tarnowskі in Chernigov – № 406, Chernihiv Regional Historical Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

In 1939 was exposed in Republican Shevchenko's anniversary exhibition in Kiev (catalog, № 160).

L.I. Vnuchkova

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 2, № 292 (image), p. 36 (note).

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