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Taras Shevchenko

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Chalice of Gustynja monastery

Taras Shevchenko. Chalice of Gustynja…

Taras Shevchenko. Chalice of Gustynja monastery. Pencil on paper (20 × 18,9 cm). [Chernigov]. [February – April 1846]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. number g – 420.

On the back of the picture Shevchenko fixed in pencil the engraved inscription, that it was made in 1669.

About this inscription on the chalice see in Shevchenko's records made during his stay in Chernigov in February – April 1846 on assignment Archeographic Commission.

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Museum of Ukrainian antiquity in Chernigov – № 178, Chernihiv Regional Historical Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

K. V. Chumak

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 2, № 317 (image), p. 42 (note).