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Headstone in a Novopetrovsk fort cemetery

Taras Shevchenko. Headstone in a…

Taras Shevchenko. Headstone in a Novopetrovsk fort cemetery. Stained paper and pencil (13.7 × 33.1 cm). [Novopetrovsk fort]. [1854 – VII 1857]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 557.

Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 116.

In the background from left – part of the fortress.

Image of the rest of the cemetery see number 162.

In the literature is found under the title: "The valley between the mountains, in the middle of the monument with a cross to the left of the mountains – the building" ["Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities", Vol. II, Chernigov, 1900, p. 185, № 322], "Valley between the mountains with building and tomb" [A. Novitsky, Taras Shevchenko as a painter, Lviv – Moscow, 1914, p. 59, № 294].

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 322, Chernihiv Historical Museum, Institute of Taras Shevchenko, Kharkiv – Kyiv, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

G. P. Palamarchuk

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1964, Vol. 9, № 161 (image), p. (notes).