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Portrait of young man. Sketch

Taras Shevchenko. Portrait of young…

Taras Shevchenko. Portrait of young man. Near the well. Near the bed. Sketches. Pencil on paper (23 × 16,3 cm). [1843]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. number g – 636.

Sketches "Near the well" and "Near the bed" located across the sheet. A more developed version of the sketch "Near the well" dated in 1843. Vertical, partially overlapping these two sketches, drawn sketch portrait of a young man in a hussar form.

In the literature found under the names "Seated young man in uniform" [«Product of V. Tarnowski's museum of Ukrainian Antiquities", vol. II, Chernigov, 1900, p. 191, № 410], "The boy in livery" [«Product of Shevchenko's Exhibition in Moscow", 1911, p. 11, № 171], "Portrait of unknown military man" [A. Beskin. Shevchenko as a painter, "The Art", Moscow, 1939, № 2, p. 40].

Storage areas: Museum of Ukrainian antiquity V. Tarnowskі in Chernigov – № 410, Chernihiv Regional Historical Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

G.P. Palamarchuk

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 2, № 287 (image), p. 34 – 35 (note).

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