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Taras Shevchenko

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Portrait of Majewska

Taras Shevchenko. Portrait of Majewska

Taras Shevchenko. Portrait of Majewska. Oil on canvas (41,5 × 35,7 cm). [Not before May] 1843. National Art Museum of Ukraine, inv. number v/ch 26.

Left above arm author's signature and date in oil paint: Shevchenko || 1843.

The name or depicted person appointed former owner of the portrait V.P. Gorlenko [see "Kievan Antiquity", 1888, Vol. VI, p. 82].

Storage areas: property of V.P. Gorlenko, F.F. Kunderevych, Ukrainian Historical Museum. Taras Shevchenko Kyiv, gallery paintings of Taras Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

Exhibited in 1911 in an exhibition of works of art by Taras Shevchenko in Kiev (catalog, № 36);

1951 – the exhibition Art of the Ukrainian SSR in Moscow (catalog, p. 104);

1954 – the exhibition of fine arts Ukrainian SSR, devoted to 300th anniversary of reunification of Ukraine with Russia (Catalogue, p. 17).

L.I. Vnuchkova

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 1, № 79 (picture), p. 31 (note).