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Taras Shevchenko

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Suvorov in the coffin

Taras Shevchenko. Suvorov in the coffin

Taras Shevchenko. Suvorov in the coffin.
[1842, not later than September. St. Petersburg].
Reproduced by polytypage. 8,7 × 11,2 cm
Reproduced on page 310 of the book "History of Suvorov".

Figure Shevchenko, which produced prints, dating approximately August – September 1842.

Illustration to text on page 308 of book, which described the death of Suvorov, which came May 6, 1800.

Illustration not signed by Shevchenko, but his authorship is confirmed by pencil sketch.

July 27, 1843 it was announced in the press that the third issue of "History of Suvorov" sent to subscribers [Northern Bee. – 1843. – 27 July], where the artwork was reproduces for the first time.

V.A. Sudak, L.D. Zinchuk

After publication: T.H. Shevchenko Complete Works in 12 volumes. – K.: Naukova Dumka, 2003, v. 7, p. 176 – 177 (image), p. 415 – 416 (note).