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Taras Shevchenko

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Kazakhs in a yurt

Taras Shevchenko. Kazakhs in a yurt

Taras Shevchenko. Kazakhs in a yurt. Paper, sepia [Raim]. [19.VI – 25.VII 1848, I – III 1849].

Present location of picture unknown. Last it was exhibited in 1911 at the exhibition of art works of Taras Shevchenko in Kiev (catalog, page 14., № 61).

Picture dated on the basis of image on it the same carpet as the "Portrait of an unknown with a guitar" and the same manner of execution of both drawings.

Outline sketches to this image – number 5657.

In literature known as "Kalmyks in a yurt" ["Exhibition of artistic works of Taras Shevchenko", K., 1911, p. 14, "Ukraine", 1914, Vol. 2, p. 136 – 137, Chronicle], "In Kyrgyz yurt" ["Product painting art Shevchenko, exhibited in galleries", Kharkiv, 1934, p. 28; M. Kalaushyn, Taras Shevchenko in portraits and illustrations, L., 1940, p. 118].

Storage areas: property of L. M. Zhemchuzhnykov, V. V. Kochubej.

Reproduced from the album "Images Shevchenko" (Issue II, 1914, Table. XVIII).

L. I. Vnuchkova

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1962, vol. 8, № 14 (image), p. 12 (notes).