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Peasant family. Sketches

Taras Shevchenko. Peasant family.…

Taras Shevchenko. Peasant family. "Blind" ("Captives"). Sketches. Pencil. [Not before May 1843]. Institute of Literature National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, inv. number 106 (album 1839 – 1843).

Right at the top marked: 28 (sheet number in the album 1839 – 1843). Right below: 52.

Top left pencil inscription by Shevchenko hand is not quite legible : 1716 Storozhenko // A.G. Sot. Yche 148 // Father Ivan Smyrnytsky.

The inscription "A.G. Sot. Yche" stands for "hundreds of Ichnja".

Left two outline sketches to paintings Shevchenko in 1843 "Peasant family". Right – two sketches barely drawn, very close to drawing Shevchenko, dated in 1843 – "Blind" ("Captives").

On the back: "Outlines".

Storage areas within the Album: no later than 1885 – came to the V.V. Tarnowski's collection; from 1899 – V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities, 1925 – Chernihiv Historical Museum, 1933 – Taras Shevchenko institute; since 1936 – Shevchenko Institute of ukrainian literature.

Z.V. Lashkul

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 2, № 199 (image), p. 11 (note).

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