Novopetrovsk fort and view of village Nikolaevska
Taras Shevchenko. Novopetrovsk fort and view of the village Nikolaevska. Stained paper and pencil (12.5 × 31.4 cm). [Novopetrovsk fort]. [1851 – VII 1857]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 266.
On the back right ink inscription: Partial view of Aleksandrovsky fort and contemporary pencil inscription: 1852.
On the steep cliffs – flagpole. Under the mountain – yurts and houses mentioned by N.I. Uskova, "around the fortress under a mountain – several Armenian shops, and around the bare steppe, and no sign of vegetation" ("Kyiv antiquity", 1889, Vol. II, p. 299). The third plan – two lighthouses and a number of buildings Nikolaevska village.
The same area from the closer point see number 142. Buildings of village Nikolaevska see number 133, 142, 145, 149.
In the literature is found under the title: "General view of Aleksandrovsky fort" ["Product of Shevchenko exhibitions in Moscow on 50th anniversary of his death", Moscow, 1911, p. 5, № 21], "Novopetrovsk (Alexander) fort. General view» [O. Novitsky, Taras Shevchenko as a painter, Lviv – Moscow, 1914, p. 61, № 389].
Storage areas: property of I. O. Nicholsky, G. I. Alekseeva, Institute of Taras Shevchenko, Kharkiv – Kyiv, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.
In 1911 exhibited on Shevchenko's exhibition in Moscow (Product, № 2).
G. P. Palamarchuk
After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1964, Vol. 9, № 141 (image), p. 65 (note).