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Mangyshlak garden (11)

Taras Shevchenko. Mangyshlak garden (14)

Taras Shevchenko. Mangyshlak garden. [Sepia]. [Novopetrovsk fort]. [1851 – 1852].

In the album by Br. Zaleski «La vie des steppes kirghizes» (Paris, 1865) between the etchings of well-known Shevchenko paintings placed etching "Mangyshlak garden". By composition, manner of execution, transfer of light and shadow and others original, after which created this etching was undoubtedly made by Shevchenko until summer 1852 [see G. P. Palamarchuk, Shevchenko pictures in an album of etchings by Bronislaw Zaleski, "Proceedings of the ninth Shevchenko Scientific Conference", Kyiv, 1961, p. 193]

Location of original is unknown. Reproduced by etching Br. Zaleski.

G. P. Palamarchuk

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1963, v. 10, № 127 (image), p. 63 (note).