Start page

Taras Shevchenko

Encyclopedia of the life and works


Portrait of P. K. Klodt

Taras Shevchenko. Portrait of P. K.…

Taras Shevchenko. Portrait of Peter Karlovich Klodt. Paper, etching 16.4 × 12.5 cm, 16.7 × 12.9 cm (31.2 × 21.7 cm). [St.Petersburg]. [I – II] 1861. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 680.

Right beneath the portrait – the author's signature and date in mirror etched stroke: 1861. Shevchenko. Under the portrait engraved: Baron Petr Karlovich Klodt.

Photo of P. K. Klodt, after which made etchings, preserved in the State Russian Museum, Leningrad (Section of manuscripts, fund 69, № 22, fol. 2), its reproduction placed in the book by S. Kondakov "List of Russians artists for the jubilee Directory of imperial Academy of Arts", p. 257.

In the National Museum of Taras Shevchenko stored another print of the etching (inv. number g – 880).

In 1911 one of the prints exposed at the exhibition of art works of Taras Shevchenko in Kiev (Product, № 82), in 1929 – at the exhibition of works of Taras Shevchenko in Chernihiv (Catalogue, p. 27, № 1), in 1939 – at Republican Shevchenko Jubilee exhibition in Kyiv (Product, № 485).

Previous storage of described instance: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 466, Chernihiv Regional History Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv, Taras Shevchenko Central Museum, Kyiv.

V. Ja. Tkachenko

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1963, v. 10, № 65 (image), p. 40 (note).