Start page

Taras Shevchenko

Encyclopedia of the life and works


Vydubitsky monastery

Taras Shevchenko. Vydubitsky monastery

Taras Shevchenko. Vydubitsky monastery. Paper, etching 17,1 × 24,2; 20,1 × 26,5; (36,1 × 41) cm. [St. Petersburg]. [Not later XI] 1844. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. number g-914.

In view of the left – signature and date: Shevchenko 1844. To the right of signature – name: Vydubitsky monastery in Kyiv. Next to the name repeated in French: Vue du Monastère de Widoubetck à Kiev.

Date of etching refined based on a Shevchenko's letter toJ. G. Kukharenko of 26 Nov 1844.

Storage areas of described instance – V. Tarnowski's Museum of Ukrainian antiquity in Chernigov – № 435 III, Chernihiv Regional Historical Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

In 1911 exposed in an exhibition of works of art Shevchenko in Kiev (catalog, № 72).

Etching board belonged K. Swidzinski, and after 1855 there was a library Krasinsky in Warsaw. Current location of etching 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, № 97 (picture), p. 40 – 41 (note).

Additional images