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Taras Shevchenko

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Mermaid. Sketch

Taras Shevchenko. Mermaid. Sketch

Taras Shevchenko. Mermaid. Sketch. Stained paper, charcoal, white (35.9 × 28.8 cm). [St.Petersburg]. [No sooner than III 1859]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 700.

Top right ink marked: 113.II.

Dated on the same grounds as sepia of same name.

Other studies for "Mermaids" see number 108, 109.

In the Chestahivsky's list all three studies (№ 107, 108, 109) registered under the same number 118 and the common title "How mermaids catch a month by veils".

Storage areas: property of D. L. Mordovcev, V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities, 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, № 107 (image), p. 55 – 56 (note).