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View of the surroundings from the Pochaev monastery terrace

Taras Shevchenko. View of the…

Taras Shevchenko. View of the surroundings from the Pochaev monastery terrace. Watercolour (28,7 × 37,7 cm). [Pochaiv]. [X 1846]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. number g – 400.

Right at the bottom – the ink signature: Shevchenko.

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Museum of Ukrainian antiquity in Chernigov – ¹ 155, 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 9).

At the back barely noticeable unfinished sketch of the same terrace (not reproduced).

K. V. Chumak

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 1, ¹ 151 (image), p. 58 (note).

View from the east. On the horizon is clearly visible silhouette of the Dominican Monastery in Pidkamin (14 km west).