Taras Shevchenko. In the barn. Paper, ink, bistre (28.2 × 21.6 cm). [XI 1856 – 10.V 1857]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum. inv. g – 839.
In pursuit of his overcoat, which lies on the ground, the number "23" which means number Infantry Division, which included Shevchenko served as a soldier during the exile.
At the bottom of the worksheet oval watermark in the center of the palette and letters in a circle BOARDST.
Sketch to this image see number 174.
In literature titled "In the pigsty" [M. G. Burachek, Great folk artist, X., 1939, p. 38; S. E. Raevsky, Painter Taras Shevchenko, X., 1939, p. 88, et al.].
Storage areas: collection of M. M. Lazarevsky, V. M. Lazarevsky, S. V. Lazarevsky, S. S. Botkin, State Russian Museum, Leningrad, Institute of Taras Shevchenko, Kharkiv – Kyiv, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv, Central State Museum of Taras Shevchenko Kyiv.
G. P. Palamarchuk
After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1964, Vol. 9, № 64 (image), p. 40 (note).