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Taras Shevchenko

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Self-portrait in a black cap

Taras Shevchenko (?). Self-portrait in…

Taras Shevchenko (?). Self-portrait in a black cap.
[Orenburg]. [XI 1849 – IV 1850]. Oil on canvas (26.2 × 21.4 cm).

This portrait, like the previous two, painted using original self-portrait Sepia tone 1849.

Dated by the time of Shevchenko's stay in Orenburg.

Previous storage: property F. Kunderevych, Ukrainian National History Museum (Kyiv), Gallery paintings Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

National Taras Shevchenko Museum, USSR Academy of Sciences, Kyiv, inv. zh – 91.

Je.O. Sereda

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1963, v. 8, № 193 (image), p. 67 (notes).