Matchmakers. Etudes (3)
Taras Shevchenko. Matchmakers. Etudes to etching and a separate sketch. Pencil. [Not before May 1843]. Institute of Literature National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, inv. number 106 (album 1839 – 1843).
Right at the top marked: 13 (sheet number in the album 1839 – 1843). Right below: 23.
Left – the sketch of one of the seniors head to the eponymous etching Shevchenko. In addition, the etching on the right at the top – sketch figures at the table, and below – sketch bare feet girl next door. In the center – a man with his pipe at the table.
On the back: "Farmer. Peasant woman".
Storage areas within the Album: no later than 1885 – came to the V.V. Tarnowski's collection; from 1899 – V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities, 1925 – Chernihiv Historical Museum, 1933 – Taras Shevchenko institute; since 1936 – Shevchenko Institute of ukrainian literature.
After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 2, № 178 (image), p. 7 (note).