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Taras Shevchenko

Encyclopedia of the life and works


Kobzar and other sketches (cover p. 3)

Taras Shevchenko. Kobzar and other…

Taras Shevchenko. Kobzar and other sketches. Pencil.
[Not before April 1845]. The third page of cover album 1845.

At the top of the drawing – pencil inscription by Shevchenko's hand: Did I not say you // or not said… [more crossed out].

Under figure – pencil inscription by Shevchenko's hand: Shapuvalko black jackdaw // Shapuvale eagle // Who me in this world // without you embrace.

Left top ink inscription: "T. Sh.".

Over kobza-player left sketch of two figures, on the right sketch of a figure, under it – the house and its plan.

N. P. Prokopenko

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 2, № 234 (image), p. 20 (note).