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Acknowledgement from cardinals

Taras Shevchenko. Acknowledgement from…

Taras Shevchenko. Acknowledgement from cardinals.
[1842, not later than September. St. Petersburg].
Reproduced by polytypage. 8,8 × 8 cm
Reproduced on page 265 of the book "History of Suvorov".

Shevchenko's signature at the bottom middle T.SH.; following right signatures of engravers Andrew, Best and Leloire: ANDREW BEST LELOIR.

Figure Shevchenko, which produced prints, dating approximately August – September 1842.

Illustration to text on page 266 of book. Shows the deputies sent by the college of cardinals of Rome to Suvorov with thanksgiving for the victory at Novi and with request to protect the Papal capital.

There are thumbnail picture and outline the figure of one of the cardinals with Shevchenko says: "hnuchok".

July 27, 1843 it was announced in the press that the third issue of "History of Suvorov" sent to subscribers [Northern Bee. – 1843. – 27 July], where the artwork was reproduces for the first time.

Mentioned called "Cardinals thank Suvorov for the victory at Novi" [T. Shevchenko Complete Works: in 10 vol. – K., 1961. – T. 7, Bk. 1. – p. 25. – № 62].

V.A. Sudak, L.D. Zinchuk

After publication: T.H. Shevchenko Complete Works in 12 volumes. – K.: Naukova Dumka, 2003, v. 7, p. 158 – 159 (image), p. 411 (note).