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Taras Shevchenko

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Portrait of H. S. Blaramberg

Taras Shevchenko. Portrait of H. S.…

Taras Shevchenko. Portrait of Helena Stepanivna Blaramberg. Tinted watercolour (27,9 × 22 cm). [Orenburg]. [XI 1849 – IV 1850]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 768.

H. Blaramberg – wife of Colonel J. F. Blaramberg, quartermaster troops in the Orenburg region.

Dated by residence time Shevchenko in Orenburg after returning from the Aral expedition.

In the album "Images Shevchenko" (Issue II, SPb., 1914, Tab. XXVII, № 1) portrait O. A. Afendyk published with false attribution as portrait H. S. Blaramberg.

Storage areas: property Y. V. Belovodske, Poltava regional Museum, Poltava State proletarian Museum, Institute of Taras Shevchenko, Kharkiv – Kyiv, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

In 1911 exhibited at the exhibition of art works of Taras Shevchenko in Kiev (catalog, p. 12, № 49).

K. V. Chumak

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1962, vol. 8, № 49 (image), p. 28 – 29 (notes).