Taras Shevchenko. In Kyiv. Preparatory drawing for the etching of the same name. Pencil on paper (18,3 × 27 cm). [St. Petersburg.]. [March – April 1844]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. number g – 629.
Dated by the time of Shevchenko return to St. Petersburg and time of etching "In Kyiv".
In the work of O. Novitsky "Taras Shevchenko as a painter" [Lviv – Moscow, 1914, p. 66, ¹ 424] published under the title "Pussy willow and women bathe".
Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Museum of Ukrainian antiquity in Chernigov – ¹ 436, Chernihiv Regional Museum of History, Institute of Taras Shevchenko, Kharkiv, gallery paintings of Taras Shevchenko, Kharkiv.
On the back contour outline of the same picture (not reproduced).
After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 2, ¹ 302 (image), p. 38 (note).