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Motryn monastery (fol. 11 r.)

Taras Shevchenko. Motryn monastery…

Taras Shevchenko. Motryn monastery. Watercolor.
[IV-X 1845]. Sheet 11 of album 1845.

Lower left – ink inscription by Shevchenko's hand: Motryn // Monastery.

Motryn or Motrynyn monastery is situated 27 km from Chyhyryn in village Melnyky, Chyhyryn district of Cherkasy region.

N. P. Prokopenko

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 2, № 218 (image), p. 17 (note).

The picture to the left – Trinity Church (1801), which exists today, right – the church St.Ioann Baptist (not preserved).