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Holy cross exaltation monastery in Poltava

Taras Shevchenko. Holy cross…

Taras Shevchenko. Holy cross exaltation monastery in Poltava. Paper, sepia, watercolor, ink (19.1 × 27.1 cm). Poltava. [August 1845]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. number g-395.

Lower left – ink inscription hand Shevchenko: Holy cross exaltation monastery in Poltava.

In the literature known with incorrect date (1843 – 1844 years) and entitled "Cross Monastery in Poltava" ["Images of Shevchenko," vol. II, St. Petersburg, 1914, Table. IX].

Dated on the basis of Shevchenko staying in Poltava.

About this monastery in Poltava Shevchenko says in the story "Gemini".

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Museum of Ukrainian antiquity in Chernigov – № 148, Chernihiv Regional Historical Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

In 1929 exposed in an exhibition of works of T. Shevchenko in Chernihiv (Catalogue, p. 18, № 2).

E. O. Sereda

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 1, № 119 (image), p. 46 (note).

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