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Taras Shevchenko

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Flood (fol. 14 v.)

Taras Shevchenko. Flood (fol. 14 v.)

Taras Shevchenko. Flood. Watercolor.
[April 1845]. Back of sheet 14 of album 1845.

According to the documentary, the great flood was in 1845, which was mentioned by Shevchenko in the story "Captain's wife".

In the literature mentioned with title: "Landscape" [«Product of V. Tarnowski's Museum of Ukrainian antiquity», vol. II, Chernigov, 1900, p. 170, № 141], "House on Dnipro" [«Product of Shevchenko's exhibition in Moscow in 50-th anniversary of his death», Moscow, 1911, p. 9, № 94], "House on water" [«Product paint work Shevchenko in the gallery», X., 1934, p. 24]. In the book I. T. Koshovyj "T. Shevchenko in Kiev" [K., 1941, p. 19] 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, № 225 (image), p. 18 (note).