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Taras Shevchenko

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In the harem (2)

Taras Shevchenko. In the harem

Taras Shevchenko. In the harem. Pencil on paper (30.4 × 37 cm). [St.Petersburg]. [No sooner than 21.V 1858]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 607.

On the back at the top – ink inscription: Odalisque with a Turk. Along with the other hand in pencil: 1859. Tarnowski.

Grounds for dating see in a footnote to the number 102. See a comment 158 for not found sepia drawing on the same plot.

In the literature known as "Turk with odalisque" and the wrong date – 1843 ["Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities", Vol. II, Chernigov, 1900, p. 188, № 377].

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 377, Chernihiv Regional History Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

L. I. Vnuchkova

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1963, v. 10, № 103 (image), p. 54 (note).

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