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Woman sitter. Preparatory drawing

Taras Shevchenko. Woman sitter.…

Taras Shevchenko. Woman sitter. Preparatory drawing to etching. Pencil on paper (27 × 24.4 cm). [St.Petersburg]. [1860]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 623.

Top right ink marked: number 112.

Dated in accordance with the eponymous etching with the author's date.

In the literature is found under the title: "Sleeping half-naked woman" ["Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities", Vol. II, Chernigov, 1900, p. 190, ¹ 395], "Sleeping woman" ["Product of Shevchenko's Exhibition in Moscow", Moscow, 1911, p. 11, ¹ 164] and under the false name "Herself in her house" [A. Novitsky, Taras Shevchenko as a painter, Lviv – Moscow, 1914, p. 67, ¹ 439].

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – ¹ 395, 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, ¹ 120 (image), p. 59 (note).