Taras Shevchenko. Portrait of V. M. Repnin's children. Oil on canvas (40 × 51,3 cm). [Yagotin]. [1 – 10 January] 1844. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. zh – 95.
Lower left signature of the author and date in red ink: Shevchenko. 1844. Portrait mounted in an oval.
In the portrait depicts Barbara and Nicholas Repnin – children of Basil N. Repnin – Barbara Repnina's brother.
In a letter to Charles Einar on January 27, 1844 Barbara Repnina wrote: "…he [Shevchenko] worked in the Glafira's studio on portraits of children of my brother and I took them to sit quietly" [«Russian propylaes», vol. II, M., 1916, p. 217]. The portrait was completed not later than 10 January – time when Shevchenko leaved Yagotyn.
Storage areas: property of V. N. Repnin, E. V. Musina-Pushkina, Kyiv State Museum of Russian Art, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.
After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 1, № 89 (picture), p. 35 – 36 (note).