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Taras Shevchenko

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Fort Irgiz Kala. Drawing

Taras Shevchenko. Fort Irgiz Kala

Taras Shevchenko. Fort Irgiz Kala. Pencil on paper (14,7 × 23,2 cm). [Irgiz Kala]. [28 – 30.V 1848]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 459.

Top right pencil inscription Irgiz and marked: Number 117 – 127.

Dated by the residence time of the expedition in fort Irgiz Kala.

Sketch for the same name watercolor number 7.

A copy of this picture see the album G. M. Chernyshev [State Historical Museum, Moscow, inv. 63113, portfolio № 19, fol. 91].

Found in the literature under the name "Irgiz. Fort on the hilly river bank" ["Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities", Chernigov, 1900, II, p. 178, № 221].

Storage areas: collections of A. A. Kozachkovsky, V. P. Kakhovski, S. D. Brazol, V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 221, Chernihiv Regional History Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

K. V. Chumak

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1962, vol. 8, № 145 (image), p. 49 (note).