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Taras Shevchenko

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Pochaiv monastery from the east

Taras Shevchenko. Pochaiv monastery…

Taras Shevchenko. Pochaiv monastery from the east. Watercolour (28,2 × 37,8 cm). [Pochaiv]. [X 1846]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. number g – 399.

Left top barely visible inscription in blue pencil: 5. Right below the author's signature erased.

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Museum of Ukrainian antiquity in Chernigov – № 154, 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, № 10).

K. V. Chumak

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 1, № 149 (image), p. 58 (note).

The book incorrectly states that this view from the west. The main facade of the cathedral with towers facing south, so when looking from the west tower would be the right of the main dome, and on the pictures we see them on the left.

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