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Taras Shevchenko

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Taras Shevchenko. Resurrection

Taras Shevchenko. Resurrection. Thumbnail. Paper, sepia, pencil, ink (18.6 × 10.8 cm). [Novopetrovsk fort]. [1853?]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 714.

In letter to A. I. Lyzogub on July 16, 1852 Shevchenko wrote about his hope to get permission to paint altarpiece for the church of the resurrection in Novopetrovsk fort.

Obviously, at this time was made this sketch.

Registered as № 53 "The resurrection of Christ" in a Chestahivsky's list.

Storage areas: collection of D. L. Mordovcev, the V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities, Chernihiv Historical Museum, Gallery of pictures by T.H. Shevchenko (Kharkiv).

In 1929 was displayed at the exhibition of works of Taras Shevchenko in Chernihiv (Catalogue, p. 17, № 11).

I. M. Verykivska

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1964, Vol. 9, № 152 (image), p. 69 (note).