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Stone building in Sedniv

Taras Shevchenko. Stone building in…

Taras Shevchenko. Stone building in Sedniv. Paper, Sepia (18,4 × 26,7 cm). Sedniv. [IV 1846]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv number g – 405.

Lower left – ink inscription by Shevchenko's hand: In Sedniv.

The picture shows the remains of the old buildings of the XVII century – so-called "kamenytsja" (stone building) [see L. M. Zhemchuzhnykov, My memories from the past, vol. II, M., 1927, p. 10 – 13].

Dated April 1846, other dates (in March 1846 and March 1847, when Shevchenko was in Sedniv) denied by developed vegetation represented in the figure.

Registered as № 74 in a Chestahivsky's list.

Storage areas: collection of Kozachkovsky, Kakhovski, S.D. Brazol, V. Tarnowski's Museum of Ukrainian antiquity in Chernigov – № 160, 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 called "Sedniv stone building" (Catalogue, p. 24, № 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, № 137 (image), p. 53 (note).

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