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Taras Shevchenko

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Prince of Coburg meets Suvorov

Taras Shevchenko. Prince of Coburg…

Taras Shevchenko. Prince of Coburg meets Suvorov.
[1842, not later than August. St. Petersburg].
Reproduced by polytypage. 8,5 × 6,5 cm
Reproduced on page 145 of the book "History of Suvorov".

Shevchenko's signature at the bottom left T.SH.; right monogram engravers Andrew, Best and Leloire: ABL.

Figure Shevchenko, which produced prints, dating approximately the summer of 1842, not later than August.

Illustration to text on page 144 books. The Austrian commander Prince Frederick-Josiah Coburg-Zaafeld (1737 – 1817) participated in the Russian-Austrian-Turkish war of 1787 – 1791. Depicted his meeting with Suvorov before the battles of 1789 the river Rymnik.

April 15, 1843 it was announced in the press that the second issue of "History of Suvorov" sent to subscribers [Northern Bee. – 1843. – 15 April], where the artwork was reproduces for the first time.

Remembered with the title "Prince of Austria welcomes Suvorov" [Shyrotsky K. Shevchenko as an illustrator // Shevchenko's collection. – St. Petersburg, 1914. – Vol. 1. – p. 103].

V.A. Sudak, L.D. Zinchuk

After publication: T.H. Shevchenko Complete Works in 12 volumes. – K.: Naukova Dumka, 2003, v. 7, p. 132 – 133 (image), p. 404 (note).