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The news of the Suvorov's attack

Taras Shevchenko. The news of the…

Taras Shevchenko. The news of the Suvorov's attack.
[1842, not later than August. St. Petersburg].
Reproduced by polytypage. 7,6 × 9 cm
Reproduced on page 146 of the book "History of Suvorov".

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

Figure Shevchenko, which produced prints, dating approximately the summer of 1842, not later than August.

Illustration to text on page 145 of book. Scenes of despair and fright the commander of Turkish troops from the notification of an unexpected Suvorov's attack.

April 15, 1843 it was announced in the press that the second issue of "History of Suvorov" sent to subscribers [Northern Bee. – 1843. – 15 April], where the artwork was reproduces for the first time.

Remembered with names: "Grand Vizier, Commander of the Turkish army, gets the news about Suvorov" [Shyrotsky K. Shevchenko as an illustrator // Shevchenko's collection. – St. Petersburg, 1914. – Vol. 1. – p. 103]; "Messenger informs the Turkish vizier of Raider Suvorov" [Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – K.: 1961, vol. 7, Bk. 1. – p. 23. – № 51].

V.A. Sudak, L.D. Zinchuk

After publication: T.H. Shevchenko Complete Works in 12 volumes. – K.: Naukova Dumka, 2003, v. 7, p. 134 – 135 (image), p. 404 (note).