Taras Shevchenko. Far Caves of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra. Sketch. Pencil. [Kyiv]. [V-IX 1843]. Institute of Literature National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, inv. number 106 (album 1839 – 1843).
Left bottom is marked: 17. Sketch located on the back of 9th sheet of album 1839 – 1843.
Dated by the time of first trip Shevchenko in Ukraine.
After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 2, № 172 (image), p. 6 (note).
Picture taken from the observation deck of the upper territory of Lavra. In the foreground – church of Exaltation of Holy Cross and bell tower at Near Caves; on the back – Far Caves (St.Anna's Conception church, church of Nativity of Virgin and bell tower).