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In Mezhyrich

Taras Shevchenko. In Mezhyrich

Taras Shevchenko. In Mezhyrich. Paper, ink (16.2 × 22.6 cm). Mezhyrich. [5 – 12.VII 1859].

Bottom right hand Shevchenko ink inscription: In Mezhyrich.

The village Mezhyrich, Kaniv district, Kyiv Province, Shevchenko, by his own testimony and materials for investigators, stayed from 5 to 12 July 1859 [see "T. Shevchenko in the documents and materials", K., 1950, p. 220, 226 – 228]. This is the basis for dating the picture.

Figure included in the Shevchenko's album of 1858 – 1859 [see "Kyiv antiquity", 1888, Vol. VI, p. 83]

Storage areas: property V. N. Lazarevsky, B. V. Lazarevsky, E. E. Reitern, State Russian Museum, Leningrad Institute of Taras Shevchenko, Kharkiv, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

On the back – the picture "Waterlily".

E. A. Sereda

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1963, v. 10, ¹ 83 (image), p. 47 (note).