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Tombstones in Hanga Baba

Taras Shevchenko. Tombstones in Hanga…

Taras Shevchenko. Tombstones in Hanga Baba. Sketches. Stained paper and pencil (11.6 × 28.8 cm). [22.V 1851 – 1855]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 539.

Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 31. Lower left – pencil inscription: Hanga-Baba.

Other images of tombstones see number 61 and number 126, 127, 134. See comment to number 1.

Sketch done on the same sheet of paper as a picture "The landscape around Novopetrovsk fort".

Found in the literature under the name "Hanga-Baba" ["Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities", Vol. II, Chernigov, 1900, p. 183, № 302].

Storage areas: collections of A. A. Kozachkovsky, V. P. Kakhovski, S. D. Brazol, V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 302, Chernihiv Historical Museum, Institute of Taras Shevchenko, Kharkiv – Kyiv Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

I. M. Verykivska, G. P. Palamarchuk, N. P. Prokopenko

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1964, Vol. 9, № 128 (image), p. 61 (note).