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Near Novopetrovsk fort (2)

Taras Shevchenko. Near Novopetrovsk fort

Taras Shevchenko. Near Novopetrovsk fort. Sketch. Stained paper and pencil (11.4 × 28.7 cm). [Novopetrovsk fort]. [1854 – VII 1857]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 552.

Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 118.

In the center background – battery number 2 and the garden near the fort. The presence of garden is the basis for determining the name and date of drawing (see number 39).

In the literature is found under the title: "Left – steppe, on the right – hills, one of which – the building…" ["Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities", Vol. II, Chernigov, 1900, p. 185, ¹ 317], "Steppe and hillocks with buildings" [A. Novitsky, Taras Shevchenko as a painter, Lviv – Moscow, 1914, p. 59, ¹ 289].

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – ¹ 317, 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, ¹ 160 (image), p. 71 – 72 (note).