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Building near battery number 2. Outline

Taras Shevchenko. Building near…

Taras Shevchenko. The building near the battery number 2. Stained paper, pencil (12 × 14.3 cm). [Novopetrovsk fort]. [1851 – VII 1857]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 559.

Top right ink marked: Number 116 – 97.

In the foreground – the official buildings near Novopetrovsk building, possibly a warehouse. The same building from a different point and closer distance see number 165. In the background – battery number 2. On the back – a sketch of camel, see number 140.

In the literature is found under the title: "Several buildings, on back side – lying camel" ["Catalogue of ukrainian antiquities museum V. Tarnowski," etc., Chernigov, 1900, p. 185, № 324], "Several buildings" [A. Novitsky, Taras Shevchenko as a painter, Lviv – Moscow, 1914, p. 59, № 296].

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 324, Chernihiv Historical Museum, Institute of Taras Shevchenko, Kharkiv – Kyiv, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

G. P. Palamarchuk

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1964, Vol. 9, № 139 (image), p. 65 (note).