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Taras Shevchenko

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Tale. Matchmakers. Etudes

Taras Shevchenko. Tale. Matchmakers.…

Taras Shevchenko. Tale. Matchmakers. Etudes. 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: 17 (sheet number in the album 1839 – 1843). Right below: 30.

Left – sketch of towel to etching Shevchenko "Matchmakers". Right – sketch of soldier and barely noticeable outline Death to Shevchenko's etching "Tale" known in the literature as "The Soldier and Death".

On the back: "Matchmakers. Etude".

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.

Z.V. Lashkul

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 2, № 185 (image), p. 8 (note).