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Taras Shevchenko

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Headstone in Hanga Baba

Taras Shevchenko. Headstone in Hanga…

Taras Shevchenko. Headstone in Hanga Baba. Pencil on paper (17.3 × 10.7 cm). [Hang -Baba]. [22.V 1851 – 1855]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 540.

Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 29. Lower left in pencil inscription: Hanga-Baba.

Picture made on the same paper as the number 125, 127.

Tombstones were drawn by Shevchenko, obviously, in the tract Hang Baba, on the cemetery describes Br. Zaleski (see number 1).

Other images of tombstones see number 61 and the number 127, 128, 134.

Found in the literature under the name "Hanga-Baba" [O. Novitsky, Taras Shevchenko as a painter, Lviv – Moscow, 1914, p. 63, № 375].

Storage areas: collections of A. A. Kozachkovsky, V. P. Kakhovski, S. D. Brazol, V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 303, Chernihiv Historical Museum, Institute of Taras Shevchenko, Kharkiv – Kyiv Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

I. M. Verykivska, G. P. Palamarchuk, N. P. Prokopenko

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1964, Vol. 9, № 126 (image), p. 60 – 61 (note).