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Taras Shevchenko

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Matchmakers. Drawing

Taras Shevchenko. Matchmakers. Drawing

Taras Shevchenko. Matchmakers. Paper, pencil, sepia (18 × 26 cm). [St.Petersburg]. [III – XI 1844]. Kologriv town Museum, inv. number 1213.

Preparatory drawing up eponymous etching for the "Picturesque Ukraine".

Figure was discovered by V. A. Afanasiev in the collections of Odessa artist G. O. Ladyzhensky, born in Kologriv (Kostroma region). This collection stored in Kologriv museum, and image recorded as a work of an unknown artist named "Wedding scene".

Storage areas: property of G. O. Ladyzhensky.

E. A. Sereda

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1963, v. 10, № 124 (image), p. 62 (note).