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Church of St. Nicholas in Nizhny Novgorod

Taras Shevchenko. Church of St.…

Taras Shevchenko. Church of St. Nicholas in Nizhny Novgorod. Stained paper and pencil (16.2 × 32.3 cm). [Nizhny Novgorod]. [28.X 1857]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 603.

Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 177. On the back top left – inscription in pencil by hand Shevchenko: NN. St. Nicholas 1372.

Dated on the basis of record Shevchenko in his diary on 28 October 1857:

"Today the weather is too much let me draw out into the street. I somehow drew the Church of St. Nicholas of Pochayna, built in 1372. Probably, too, to mark some bloodshed".

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 373, Chernihiv Regional History Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

N. P. Prokopenko

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1963, v. 10, № 96 (image), p. 52 (note).