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Taras Shevchenko

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On the Oril

Taras Shevchenko. On the Oril

Taras Shevchenko. On the Oril river. Pencil on paper (16,4 × 24,8 cm). [April – October 1845]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. number g – 854.

Lower left – pencil inscription hand Shevchenko : 4. On the Oril. Right at the top – the ink inscription: 117 – 90.

There is another picture under the same name, where motifs of dating gived.

Storage areas: collection of Kozachkovsky, Kakhovski, S.D. Brazol, V. Tarnowski's Museum of Ukrainian antiquity in Chernigov – № 181, Chernihiv Regional Historical Museum, Institute of Taras Shevchenko, Kharkiv, Gallery paintings of Taras Shevchenko Kharkiv; T. Shevchenko's central museum, Kyiv.

In 1929 exposed in an exhibition of works of T. Shevchenko in Chernihiv (Catalogue, p. 19, № 28), in 1939 – in Republican Shevchenko's anniversary exhibition in Kiev (catalog, № 176).

K. V. Chumak

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 1, № 117 (image), p. 46 (note).