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House of parents in Kirillovka

Taras Shevchenko. House of parents in…

Taras Shevchenko. House of Shevchenko's parents in the village Kirillovka. Pencil. [Kirillovka]. [IX 1843].

Left bottom is marked: 26.

The figures show the ink: House Shevchenko // after indication very Shevchenko.

In the " Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's Museum of Ukrainian antiquity", vol. II, Chernigov, 1903, p. 169, registered as one of the album pages. Before 1934 this figure went up to the same album and was on the back of the sheet 14. Now there is no this page in album, and on the front of 15th sheet remained only a faint impression of the picture. The very same picture is in the National Museum of Taras Shevchenko.

Dated on the basis of entry in the register book of interior of the church, which shows that Shevchenko visited Kirillovka in September 1843 for September 20 it was recorded as godfather of his nephew.

On the back – "Peasant's court".

Z.V. Lashkul

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 2, ¹ 181 (image), p. 7 – 8 (note).