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Herself in her house. Sketch

Taras Shevchenko. Herself in her…

Taras Shevchenko. Herself in her house. Sketch. Pencil on paper (26.5 × 37 cm). [St.Petersburg]. [No sooner than 21.V 1858]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 606.

Lower left – ink inscription with a false date: Sketch to "Herself in her house", 1859.

Dated on the same grounds as same name sepia. Refinement within a year also confirmed by dating picture "In the harem" on the back of the same sheet.

Registered as ¹ 115 in a Chestahivsky's list.

The name is set based on the author's signature under eponymous etching.

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – ¹ 376, Chernihiv Regional History Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

L. I. Vnuchkova

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1963, v. 10, ¹ 101 (image), p. 54 (note).