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Taras Shevchenko

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Novopetrovsk fort from the Khiva road (2)

Taras Shevchenko. Novopetrovsk fort…

Taras Shevchenko. Novopetrovsk fort from the Khiva road. Stained paper, pencil, white (12.3 × 33.5 cm). [Novopetrovsk fort]. [1856 – 13.V 1857]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 544.

Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 113.

Figure dates as preparatory work for the watercolor painting of the same name done for the "Vilna album".

The literature known as "View of settlement with church in the center" ["Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities", Vol. II, Chernigov, 1900, p. 184, № 309], "Village with church" [A. Novitsky, Taras Shevchenko as a painter, Lviv – Moscow, 1914, p. 59, № 281], "Novopetrovsk fortress" [A. Novitsky, Paintings of Taras Shevchenko. – Manuscript in the Taras Shevchenko National Museum, p. 268, № 828].

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 309, 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, № 175 (image), p. 76 (note).