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Taras Shevchenko

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Woman sitter. Sketch

Taras Shevchenko. Woman sitter. Sketch

Taras Shevchenko. Woman sitter. Sketch for etching. Stained paper, sepia, white, crayon (23.7 × 23.7 cm). [St.Petersburg]. [1860]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 622.

Figure clipped around.

Dated in accordance with the eponymous etching with the author's date. In the literature is found under the title: "Sleeping woman" ["Product of Shevchenko Exhibition in Moscow", Moscow, 1911, p. 11], "Sleeping half-naked woman" ["Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities", Vol. II, Chernigov, 1900, II, p. 190, № 394] and under the false name "Herself in her house " [A. Novitsky, Taras Shevchenko as a painter, Lviv – Moscow, 1914, p. 67, № 438]).

Another sketch of woman sitter see number 120.

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 394, Chernihiv Regional History Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

L. I. Vnuchkova

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1963, v. 10, № 119 (image), p. 58 – 59 (note).