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Flagstaff of Novopetrovsk fort and view of village Nikolaevska

Taras Shevchenko. Flagstaff of…

Taras Shevchenko. Flagstaff of Novopetrovsk fort and view of the village Nikolaevska. Stained paper and pencil (12.6 × 28.5 cm). [Novopetrovsk fort]. [1851 – VII 1857]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 549.

Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 101.

On the high steep cliffs – flagpole. Right – part of the fort, in the background on the left – Nikolaevska village.

The same landscape, but from a different point, see number 141. See note to number 133.

In the literature is found under the title: "Fort over cliff" ["Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities", Vol. II, Chernigov, 1900, p. 184, № 314], "Fortress of the cliff " [A. Novitsky, Taras Shevchenko as a painter, Lviv – Moscow, 1914, p. 59, № 286]. There is a watercolor of same name by Br. Zaleski in the album Obruchev (stored in the Taras Shevchenko National Museum), where flagpole shown on the same side.

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 314, 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, № 142 (image), p. 65 – 66 (note).