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Taras Shevchenko

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Portrait of V.A. Zakrevsky

Taras Shevchenko. Portrait of V.A.…

Taras Shevchenko. Portrait of Victor Alekseevich Zakrevsky. Pencil on paper (34,5 × 23,3). [Berezova Rudka]. December 1843. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. number g – 763.

Right at the bottom in pencil the date and signature of the author: 1843. December at night // T. Shevch[enko].

V.A. Zakrevsky (1807 – 1858) – one of the owners of the village Berezova Rudka, Pyryatyn county, Poltava province (now Pyryatyn district, Poltava region).

In the catalogue of Shevchenko's art works, exhibited in galleries, and some other authors entitled "Cartooning for landowner V.A. Zakrevsky" [see. Product, X., 1934, p. 25].

In Berezova Rudka Shevchenko also drew portrait of P. A. Zakrevsky – V. A. Zakrevsky's brother and his wife.

Storage areas: property of S.P. Yaremych, Ukrainian Historical Museum (Kyiv), Gallery paintings of Taras Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

L.I. Vnuchkova

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 1, № 86 (picture), p. 34 (note).