Taras Shevchenko. St. Sebastian. Bristol paper, sepia, white (25.4 × 21.5 cm). [Novopetrovsk fort]. [Summer 1856]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 292.
In the middle of the bottom – author's sign in ink: T. Shevchenko.
On the back bottom left – ink inscription by hand Shevchenko: 8. St. Sebastian.
Sebastian (born about 250) – Praetorian commander of the Roman Emperor Diocletian. By belonging to Christians were martyred.
Sketch to this image see number 170.
Motives of dating see number 46.
Storage areas: Tsvetkov gallery, State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Institute of Taras Shevchenko, Kharkiv – Kyiv, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.
In 1909 – 1910 exposed at an exhibition of prints and drawings at the Academy of Arts (Product, № 197).
V. O. Sudak
After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1964, Vol. 9, № 53 (image), p. 33 (note).