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Portrait of a couple Bazhanov

Taras Shevchenko. Portrait of a couple…

Taras Shevchenko. Portrait of Catherine Agafangelivna and Nicholas Efremovych Bazhanov. Paper, sepia (22.2 × 27.2 cm). [Novopetrovsk fort]. [1854]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 723.

On the back of the top pencil inscription: Bazhenov, Platz-adjutant of general-governor.

N. E. Bazhanov, Lieutenant, Platz Adjutant of Novopetrovsk fort, from 1855 guard of Novopetrovsk military hospital.

This portrait, as well as separate portrait of C. A. Bazhanova (see number 43), dated by the residence time of N. E. Bazhanov in the rank Platz Adjutant in Novopetrovsk fort, as evidenced by the inscription on the back of the portrait of C. A. Bazhanova.

Storage areas: Kyiv City Museum, Ukrainian Historical Museum, Kyiv, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

In 1925 exposed at the exhibition in Kiev Ukrainian portrait, 1929 – the exhibition of Ukrainian art in Kiev.

V. O. Sudak

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1964, Vol. 9, ¹ 42 (image), p. 27 (note).