Taras Shevchenko. Novopetrovsk fort and view of the village Nikolaevska. Stained paper and pencil (12.5 × 31.4 cm). [Novopetrovsk fort]. [1851 – VII 1857]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 266.
On the back right ink inscription: Partial view of Aleksandrovsky fort and contemporary pencil inscription: 1852.
On the steep cliffs – flagpole. Under the mountain – yurts and houses mentioned by N.I. Uskova, "around the fortress under a mountain – several Armenian shops, and around the bare steppe, and no sign of vegetation" ("Kyiv antiquity", 1889, Vol. II, p. 299). The third plan – two lighthouses and a number of buildings Nikolaevska village.
In the literature is found under the title: "General view of Aleksandrovsky fort" ["Product of Shevchenko exhibitions in Moscow on 50th anniversary of his death", Moscow, 1911, p. 5, ¹ 21], "Novopetrovsk (Alexander) fort. General view» [O. Novitsky, Taras Shevchenko as a painter, Lviv – Moscow, 1914, p. 61, ¹ 389].
Storage areas: property of I. O. Nicholsky, G. I. Alekseeva, Institute of Taras Shevchenko, Kharkiv – Kyiv, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.
In 1911 exhibited on Shevchenko's exhibition in Moscow (Product, ¹ 2).
G. P. Palamarchuk
After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1964, Vol. 9, ¹ 141 (image), p. 65 (note).