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Taras Shevchenko. Kazan

Taras Shevchenko. Kazan. Stained paper and pencil (11.7 × 28.6 cm). [14.IX 1857]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 595.

Lower left – pencil inscription by hand Shevchenko: Kazan.

Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 138.

In his diary on September 14, 1857 Shevchenko recorded:

"On the occasion of the adoption of a new cargo ship our stood until 11:00 am at the Kazan shore. Taking advantage of this rare opportunity and although overcast, but not wet weather, I went to the bank and made two abris: general view of Kazan and the view on the Volga against Kazan and village Uslon".

Storage areas: property of A. A. Kozachkovsky, V. P. Kakhovski, S. D. Brazol, V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 363, 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, № 9 (image), p. 9 – 10 (note).