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Taras Shevchenko

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Self-Portrait in a light suit, in 1860

Taras Shevchenko. Self-Portrait in a…

Taras Shevchenko. Self-Portrait in a light suit.
[Petersburg]. 1860. Paper, etching 16.5 × 12.5; (21 × 13.6 cm).

Below the portrait placed etched stroke the author's signature and date: Taras Shevchenko. 1860.

Etching is made by photographs 1858 – 1860's, a copy of which is the State Museum Shevchenko USSR (Kyiv) (inv. f – 77). In the State Museum of Taras Shevchenko kept another copy of the same etching (inv. number g – 676).

Previous storage: Tarnowski's Museum of Ukrainian antiquities in Chernigov – № 460, Chernihiv Regional Historical Museum, Gallery of paintings by T. Shevchenko (Kharkiv).

National Taras Shevchenko Museum, USSR Academy of Sciences, Kyiv, inv. number g – 677.


After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1963, t. 10, № 61 (image), p. 38 (notes).