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Kytayiv hermitage

Taras Shevchenko. Kytayiv hermitage

Taras Shevchenko. Kytayiv hermitage. Sketch. Pencil on paper (19,8 × 28,6 cm). [Kyiv]. [April – September 1846]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. number g – 633.

In the literature found under the name "Church, near it trees" [«Product of V. Tarnowski's Museum of Ukrainian antiquity", vol. II, Chernigov, p. 191, ¹ 405].

Dated by the time of Shevchenko's staying in Kyiv.

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Museum of Ukrainian antiquity in Chernigov – ¹ 405, Chernihiv Regional Historical Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

On the back: "Landscape. Sketch".

E. O. Sereda

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 2, ¹ 319 (image), p. 42 (note).

The figure shows the bell tower and Trinity church in Kytayiv hermitage. View from the south. The bell tower was destroyed by the Bolsheviks, the church is now restored.

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