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Military post near Novopetrovsk fort

Taras Shevchenko. Military post near…

Taras Shevchenko. Military post near Novopetrovsk fort. Pencil on paper (12.2 × 30.6 cm). [Novopetrovsk fort]. [1851 – VII 1857]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 547.

Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 110.

Near official building – booth for guard. On the third terms on the right on the hill – silhouette of Novopetrovsk fort.

The same building as detail see in the center of the picture "Near Novopetrovsk fort».

In the literature found under descriptive names: "Right – the house with booth for guard, far left – fort" ["Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities", Vol. II, Chernigov, 1900, p. 184, № 312], "Cottage and booth to guard on the left side of the fortress" [A. Novitsky, Taras Shevchenko as a painter, Lviv – Moscow, 1914, p. 59, № 284].

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 312, 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, № 146 (image), p. 67 (note).