Taras Shevchenko. Blind woman with daughter and other sketches. [1841 1842. St. Petersburg]. Paper, pencil, ink. 17,6 × 26,5 cm. Department of manuscripts and textology Institute of Literature National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, fund 1, ¹ 106.
On the back sketch of bridegroom to "Matchmakers" etching and other sketches.
The figures drawed on the sheet 1 (flyleaf) of Album 1840 1844. At the bottom left is marked with ink: 1 (number of page in album).
Left bottom thumbnail illustrations of the described in the book (page 35) episodes rescue Suvorov, who fell into the water while ferry across the Vistula (not included for publication).
Dating 1841 1842 according to the time work on the pieces, to which made sketches.
First described by V.P. Gorlenko in 1886 [Gorlenko V. Shevchenko's albums and pictures in V.V. Tarnowski's collection // Kievan antiquity. 1886. ¹ 2. P. 404]
Reproduced for the first time in 1911 on the postal card issued by the company "Education"; with name "Seven essays" in a book by A.P. Novitsky 1914 [Novitsky Ol. Taras Shevchenko as a painter. Lviv, Moscow, 1914. p. 67. ¹ 446. Tab. 51]
Storage areas within the Album: no later than 1885 came to the V.V. Tarnowski's collection; from 1899 V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities, 1925 Chernihiv Historical Museum, 1933 Taras Shevchenko institute; since 1936 Shevchenko Institute of ukrainian literature.
O.G. Vartanova, I.M. Verykivska
After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. K.: ed. of Acad. Sci. of UkrSSR, 1961, t. 7, bk. 2, ¹ 155 (image); T.H. Shevchenko Complete Works in 12 volumes. K.: Naukova Dumka, 2003, v. 7, p. 441 (notes).