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Taras Shevchenko

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Taras Shevchenko. Sitter

Taras Shevchenko. Sitter. Stained paper, pencil, coal (67,9 × 44,5 cm). [St. Petersburg]. [1844]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. number g – 696.

Left – number in red pencil: 33; below the pencil signature of the author: Shevchenko. Number 33 is evaluation of class work.

According to the Central State Historical Archive (Leningrad), Taras Shevchenko wins 33rd place for a picture from life on the exam in 1844 [fund 789, op. 19, part IV, file 54, 1844 – 1845, sheet 14]. Images of the same sitter see. on in Fig.

Storage areas: collection of D.L. Mordovets, V. Tarnowski's Museum of Ukrainian antiquity in Chernigov, Chernihiv Regional Historical Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

I. M. Verykivska

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 1, № 90 (picture), p. 36 (note).