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Taras Shevchenko

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Taras Shevchenko. Reader

Taras Shevchenko. Reader. Paper, ink (16.1 × 22.9 cm). [St.Petersburg]. [No sooner than 10.V 1858]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 749.

Detail of Rembrandt's etching "The death of Mary."

Top right is marked in pencil: 6.

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

Dated on the same basis as the figure number 68.

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.

On the back – the picture "Burdock".

E. A. Sereda

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1963, v. 10, № 70 (image), p. 43 (note).