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The group of peasants

Taras Shevchenko. The group of peasants

Taras Shevchenko. The group of peasants and other sketches. Pencil on paper (24 × 31,8 cm). [July – August 1846]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. number g – 436.

Lower left – inscription in pencil: The group of peasants. Right at the top – the ink mark: number 102.

On the back – an outline "Rural buildings".

Registered as ¹ 94 in a Chestahivsky's list.

Figure made while Shevchenko participated in archaeological excavations of Perepjat barrow in July – August 1846.

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Museum of Ukrainian antiquity in Chernigov – ¹ 196, Chernihiv Regional Historical Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

In 1929 exposed in an exhibition of works of T. Shevchenko in Chernihiv (Catalogue, p. 18, ¹ 8).

K. V. Chumak

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 2, ¹ 327 (image), p. 44 (note).

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