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Suvorov with King Stanislaw

Taras Shevchenko. Suvorov with King…

Taras Shevchenko. Suvorov with King Stanislaw.
[1842, not later than August. St. Petersburg].
Reproduced by polytypage. 7,4 9,5 cm
Reproduced on page 195 of the book "History of Suvorov".

Shevchenko's signature at the bottom left T.SH.; bottom right monogram of engravers Andrew, Best and Leloire: ABL.

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

The illustration to the text on pages 195 – 196 of book. The figure shows Suvorov, who, after suppressing the Polish uprising of 1794 and the capture of Warsaw, visited King Stanislaus and showed him respect. Later, after the partition of Poland between Austria, Prussia and Russia, King Stanislaw had to renounce the crown.

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.

Referred to the names of "Renunciation of k[ing] Stanislaw" [Shyrotsky K. Shevchenko as an illustrator // Shevchenko's collection. – St. Petersburg, 1914. – Vol. 1. – p. 104]; "Renunciation of the throne of the Polish king Stanislaw" [Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – K.: 1961, vol. 7, Bk. 1. – p. 24. – № 54].

V.A. Sudak, L.D. Zinchuk

After publication: T.H. Shevchenko Complete Works in 12 volumes. – K.: Naukova Dumka, 2003, v. 7, p. 140 – 141 (image), p. 406 (note).