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Taras Shevchenko

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In Vasylivka (fol. 19 v.)

Taras Shevchenko. In Vasylivka (fol.…

Taras Shevchenko. In Vasylivka. Watercolor.
[October 1845]. Back of sheet 19 of album 1845.

Lower left – ink inscription by Shevchenko's hand: in Vasylivka.

Vasylivka – village in Mirgorod county, Poltava province (now Mirgorod district, Poltava region), where were N.V. Gogol spent childhood years.

Dated by the time Shevchenko writing poetry in Mirgorod and Mirgorod county, and represented in figure vegetation.

In the literature found under the names "Church bell tower in the village Vasilevka. 1844" ["To Shevchenko's drawings", "Kievan Antiquity", vol. XXVIII, K., 1890, February, p. 358], "Village Vasylivtsi" [«Product of Shevchenko's exhibition in Moscow in 50-th anniversary of his death», Moscow, 1911, p. 9, № 98]; "Vasylkivtsi" [E. O. Sereda. The main chronological dates of the life and works of Taras Shevchenko, "Literary Criticism", 1938, № 1, p. 47], "Church in Vasilevka" [G.D. Vladimirski, A. N. Savinov. Taras Shevchenko, the artist. – Leningrad, 1939, p. 23].

N. P. Prokopenko

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 2, № 232 (image), p. 19 – 20 (note).