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St.Michael church in Perejaslav (fol. 4 r.)

Taras Shevchenko. St.Michael church in…

Taras Shevchenko. St.Michael church in Perejaslav. Watercolor.
[VIII-IX 1845]. Sheet 4 of album 1845.

Lower left – ink inscription by Shevchenko hand: St. Michael in Perejaslav. On the back bottom right – inscription in pencil: Cerkiew S: Michała w Perejasławie.

Dated by the letter of A. Kozachkovsky to O. M. Bodjans'ky of 20.IX 1845, in which Kozachkovsky reported that Shevchenko recently visited and Perejaslav "painted Intercession cathedral and St.Michael church and cross in chapel".

N. P. Prokopenko

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 2, № 207 (image), p. 14 (note).

The figure presents view from the east. The church is in the background; on the front – belfry.