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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).

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