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Death of Bogdan Khmelnitsky (2)

Taras Shevchenko. Death of Bogdan…

Taras Shevchenko. Death of Bogdan Khmelnitsky. Sketch. Pencil on paper (25,6 × 33,7 cm). [St. Petersburg]. [1842-1843]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. number g – 433.

Lower left Chestahivsky's hand ink inscription: "The death of Khmelnytsky" right at the top: № 77.

Above from the shading lurks the figure, the content is not associated with this composition. Right in the fields of the two sketches of the characters on the same sketch.

Picture dates from the same two sketches 1842-1843 on the same subject.

The first known picture "Death of Bogdan Khmelnitsky" drawed in 1836 – 1837.

In a Chestahivsky's list – № 68, entitled "Death Zinovii Bohdan Khmelnytsky".

Storage areas: collection of A.O.Kozachkovsky, Kakhovski, S.D.Brazol, V. Tarnowski's Museum of Ukrainian antiquity in Chernigov – № 193, Chernihiv Regional Historical Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

In 1929 sketch exposed on the exhibition of works of T. Shevchenko Chernihiv (Catalogue, p. 17, № 16).

On the back – repetition of the central part of the same composition.

I.M. Verykivska

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 2, № 278 (image), p. 32 (note).

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