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Taras Shevchenko

Encyclopedia of the life and works


Head of a cow

Taras Shevchenko. Head of a cow

Taras Shevchenko. Head of a cow. Calf. Head of a camel. Sketches. Pencil on paper (13.2 × 24.4 cm). [21.V – Not later than 6.IX 1851]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 589.

The first two sketches belongs to the picture "Trio" (see number 5), and on this reason related to Kara-Tau expedition.

M. Shahinyan ["Shevchenko", Moscow, 1941, reprod. between pages 208 – 209] dated 1853 – 1857.

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 354, Chernihiv Historical Museum, Gallery of pictures by T.H. Shevchenko (Kharkiv).

On the back – a sketch "Kazakh watered camel" (see number 109).

K. V. Chumak

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1964, Vol. 9, № 108 (image), p. 57 (note).