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Taras Shevchenko

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Portrait of an unknown (fol. 10 v.)

Taras Shevchenko. Portrait of an…

Taras Shevchenko. Portrait of an unknown. Sketch. Pencil.
[Not before April 1845]. Back of sheet 10 of album 1845.

Sketch recalls self-portrait with a candle in 1845, that Shevchenko remaked in etching in 1860.

In the book A. Novitsky "Taras Shevchenko as a painter" (Lviv – Moscow, 1914, p. 44, № 62) sketch registered under the name "Unknown person".

N. P. Prokopenko

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 2, № 217 (image), p. 16 (note).