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Kazakh riding

Taras Shevchenko. Kazakh riding

Taras Shevchenko. Kazakh riding. Watercolour (20,7 × 28 cm). [1848 – 1849]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 879.

Picture pasted on Bristol paper sheet, on the back of which, left bottom ink inscription: watercolor Kyrgyz // on horse.

Mentioned in the literature under the names: "Kyrgyz on horseback among sand desert" with wrong defined technique – sepia ["Images Shevchenko," no. II, SPb., 1914, Table XVII, № 2], "Kyrgyz on horseback" [A. Novitsky Taras Shevchenko as a painter, Lviv – Moscow, 1914, p. 70, № 489].

Storage areas: property of L. Zhemchuzhnykov, I. N. Tereshchenko, State Russian Museum, Leningrad Institute of Taras Shevchenko, Kharkiv – Kyiv, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv, Taras Shevchenko Central Museum, Kyiv.

In 1911 exhibited at the exhibition of art works of Taras Shevchenko in Kiev (catalog, p. 12, № 53), in 1939 – the Republican Shevchenko's anniversary exhibition, Kyiv (Catalog, p. 43, № 219).

L. I. Vnuchkova

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1962, vol. 8, № 42 (image), p. 25 – 26 (notes).