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Taras Shevchenko

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Hand with cover for shako

Taras Shevchenko. Hand with cover for…

Taras Shevchenko. Hand with cover for shako. Sketch for portrait of a young man. Pencil on paper (14,5 × 24 cm). [1843]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. number g – 651.

To the left of sketch – barely drawn figure, perhaps one of the sketches of the same portrait of young man.

In the "V. Tarnowski's Museum of Ukrainian antiquity", vol. II, Chernigov, 1903, № 425 under the descriptive title, "Hand holding, apparently, a cap with brush".

On the back of a pencil sketch landscapes hardly noticeable (not reproduced).

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Museum of Ukrainian antiquity in Chernigov – № 425, 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, № 289 (image), p. 35 (note).