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Portrait of young man. Sketch (2)

Taras Shevchenko. Portrait of young…

Taras Shevchenko. Portrait of young man. Hands. Sketches and etudes. Pencil on paper (19,4 × 26,4 cm). [1843]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. number g – 652.

Right at the top of ink: № 116-23.

One of the preliminary sketches for portrait of young man.

At the left – hand sketches, one of them from cover to shako for which marked the place on sketch portrait (there is more developed sketch).

In the literature found under the title "Hand that keeps the hat" [«Product of V. Tarnowski's museum of Ukrainian Antiquities", vol. II, Chernigov, 1900, p. 192, № 426; A. Novitsky Taras Shevchenko as a painter, Lviv – Moscow, 1914, p. 76, № 579].

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Museum of Ukrainian antiquity in Chernigov – № 426, 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, № 288 (image), p. 35 (note).