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Taras Shevchenko

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Old man in cemetery. Sketch

Taras Shevchenko. Old man in cemetery.…

Taras Shevchenko. The old man in the cemetery. Pencil on paper (28.1 × 21.4 cm). [St.Petersburg]. [No sooner than 15.III 1859]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 610.

Top right ink marked: number 41.

Dated as an outline to eponymous etching. Another preparatory drawing for etching see number 39. Found in the literature under the name "Watchman at the cemetery".

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 381, Chernihiv Regional History Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

K. V. Chumak

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1963, v. 10, № 110 (image), p. 56 (note).