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Hanga Baba (3)

Taras Shevchenko. Hanga Baba (2)

Taras Shevchenko. Hanga Baba. Colored paper, pencil, white (16.6 × 31.5 cm). [VIII – Not later than 6.IX 1851]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 537.

Lower left – pencil inscription by hand Shevchenko: Hanga Baba 45.

Top right is marked: Number 117 – 24.

Picture was made in the end of Kara-Tau expedition, as evidenced by the author's number 45 (see also note to number 105).

Other images of Hanga Baba tract see number 1, 71. Other sketches of the Hanga Baba tract made in different years, see number 125, 126, 128.

On the back barely visible outline of the figure Kazakh (not reproduced).

Storage areas: collections of A. A. Kozachkovsky, V. P. Kakhovski, S. D. Brazol, V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 300, Chernihiv Historical Museum, the Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkov.

In 1929 one of the figures "Hanga-Baba" was exhibited at the exhibition of works of Taras Shevchenko in Chernihiv (Catalogue, p. 20, № 51).

I. M. Verykivska, N. P. Prokopenko

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1964, Vol. 9, № 106 (image), p. 56 (note).