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Tree

Taras Shevchenko. Tree

Taras Shevchenko. Tree. Pencil on paper (30,4 × 23,5 cm). [April 1845 – Fall 1846]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. number g – 626.

The manner of the picture is close to similar sketching Shevchenko 1845 – 1847. The date for this figure may be limited to 1845 – 1846 biennium, as Shevchenko was arrested 5.IV in 1847, when the vegetation was not yet as developed as shown in drawing.

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Museum of Ukrainian antiquity in Chernigov – ¹ 398, Chernihiv Regional Historical Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

In the literature mentioned under the name "Oak" [I. Pleschynsky. Drawings and watercolors. – "Visual Arts", K., 1939, ¹ 2 – 3, p. 57].

In 1929 exposed in an exhibition of works of T. Shevchenko in Chernihiv (Catalogue, p. 19, ¹ 24).

K. V. Chumak

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 1, ¹ 130 (image), p. 51 (note).