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Fort Raim. Internal view

Taras Shevchenko. Fort Raim. Internal…

Taras Shevchenko. Fort Raim. Internal view. Paper, sepia (15,8 × 31,3 cm). [Raim]. [19.VI – 25.VII 1848]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 449.

Lower left ink inscription by hand Shevchenko: 1. Raim. Right at the top is marked: Number 177 – 7.

Dated by the residence time of the expedition in Raim.

On fort Raim Shevchenko says in the story "Gemini".

On the foreground – ruins of batyr Raim grave, the remains of which, by reference to Shevchenko in the same story, "was included to fort".

Repeat of this picture, see the album G. N. Chernyshev [The State Historical Museum, Moscow, inv. 63113, portfolio № 19, fol. 89].

The similar image of Raim fort, but with the church see number 148. Other views of Raim see number 9, 10.

Storage areas: property of A.O. Kozachkovsky, V. P. Kakhovski, S. D. Brazol, V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 211, Chernihiv Regional Historical Museum, Gallery of pictures by T.H. Shevchenko (Kharkiv).

In 1929 exhibited at the exhibition of works of Taras Shevchenko in Chernihiv (Catalogue, p. 20, № 58).

K. V. Chumak

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1962, vol. 8, № 11 (image), p. 10 (notes).