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Taras Shevchenko

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Bilyk tract

Taras Shevchenko. Bilyk tract

Taras Shevchenko. Bilyk tract. Pencil on paper (16,6 × 24,5 cm). [May – October 1845]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. number g – 427.

Right at the bottom – pencil inscription handy Shevchenko: Bilyk. Right at the top marked: № 116-14 and pencil – 26.

Bilyk is the tract in Mirgorod county, Poltava Province (now Mirgorod district, Poltava region)..

Dated by the time of staying Shevchenko in Poltava and Kiev regions and shown in figure vegetation.

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Museum of Ukrainian antiquity in Chernigov – № 126, Chernihiv Regional Historical Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

K. V. Chumak

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 2, № 310 (image), p. 40 (note).