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Taras Shevchenko

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Chygryn nunnery (fol. 11 v.)

Taras Shevchenko. Chygryn nunnery…

Taras Shevchenko. Chygryn nunnery. Sepia.
[IV-X 1845]. Back of sheet 11 of album 1845.

Right at the bottom – the ink inscription hand Shevchenko Chygryn Monastery || women.

In the literature found under the title "Monastery in Chygyryn. 1844" ("To Shevchenko's drawings", "Kievan Antiquity", vol. XXVIII, K., 1890, February, p. 358). In the book S.E. Raevsky "Artist Taras Shevchenko" (X., 1939, p. 62) this picture wrongly dated in 1846.

N. P. Prokopenko

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 2, № 219 (image), p. 17 (note).

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