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Taras Shevchenko

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Taras Shevchenko. Witch

Taras Shevchenko. Witch. Figure after the same poem. Pencil on paper (9,4 × 7 cm). [Sedniv]. [March 1847]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. number g – 906.

On the back, ink inscription (mayby hand M. M. Lazarevsky): Shevchenko.

Picture dates from the time of writing the poem. Plot illustrations match the following words:

Gypsies listen, laugh

Storage areas: property of M. M. Lazarevsky, M. J. Armashevsky, Ukrainian Historical Museum, Kyiv, Central Museum of Taras Shevchenko, Kyiv.

E. O. Sereda

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 2, № 333 (image), p. 45 (note).