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Taras Shevchenko

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In Korsun

Taras Shevchenko. In Korsun

Taras Shevchenko. In Korsun. Colored paper, ink (16.2 × 22.9 cm). Korsun. [28.VI – 12.VII 1859]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 732.

Bottom right – ink inscription by hand Shevchenko: In Korsun. Top right is marked in pencil: 4.

Korsun in Kyiv region, now Korsun-Shevchenko, the regional center of Cherkassy region. According to Shevchenko's evidence and the materials of the investigation, he was first June 28 and last July 12, 1859. It is a basis for dating the picture [see "T. Shevchenko in the documents and materials", K., 1950, p. 226 – 227].

Figure included in the Shevchenko's album of 1858 – 1859 ["Kyiv antiquity", 1888, Vol. VI, p. 83]

Storage areas: property of V. N. Lazarevsky, B. V. Lazarevsky, F. L. Suliev, Kyiv City Museum, Ukrainian Historical Museum, Kyiv, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

E. A. Sereda

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1963, v. 10, № 78 (image), p. 45 (note).