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Taras Shevchenko

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Chumaky among barrows

Taras Shevchenko. Chumaky among barrows

Taras Shevchenko. Chumaky among the barrows. Paper, pencil, watercolor (18,5 × 27 cm). [Sedniv]. [IV 1846]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. number g – 846.

Place, where picture was drawed, set by his story and similarity of landscape elements with the drawing "Near Sednev".

Dated on the basis of residence Shevchenko in Sedniv.

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Museum of Ukrainian antiquity in Chernigov – № 162, Chernihiv Regional Historical Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv, Central Museum of Taras Shevchenko Kyiv.

In 1929 exposed in an exhibition of works of T. Shevchenko in Chernihiv (Catalogue, p. 18, № 15), 1939 – in Republican Shevchenko's anniversary exhibition in Kyiv (catalog, № 178).

E. O. Sereda

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 1, № 136 (image), p. 53 (note).