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In Kyiv

Taras Shevchenko. In Kyiv

Taras Shevchenko. In Kyiv. Paper, etching 17,6 × 25,7; 22,3 × 30; (36 × 44,3) cm [St. Petersburg]. [III 6 7.V] 1844. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. number g 307.

Lower left engraved by Shevchenko's hand signature and date: 1844 // Shevchenko. In the image middle name: In Kyiv.

This etching in letters Shevchenko called "Kyiv Pechersk well".

Date of etching refined based on a letter of Shevchenko to O. M. Bodjansky of 6 7. May 1844.

The sketch to drawing was in the album of 1839 1843.

Storage areas of described specimen: V. Tarnowski's Museum of Ukrainian antiquity in Chernigov 436, Chernihiv Regional Museum of History, Institute of Taras Shevchenko, Kharkiv, gallery paintings of Taras Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

In 1911 exposed in an exhibition of works of art Shevchenko in Kiev (catalog, 72).

Etching board belonged to K. Swidzinski, and after 1855 there was in a library Krasinsky in Warsaw. Current location of this board is not known.

L.I. Vnuchkova

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 1, 92 (picture), p. 38 (note).

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