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Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko (1814 - 1861)   Death Virginia   Watercolor, ink, 1836  25,1 × 35,7   State Shevchenko Museum, Kyiv, Ukraine
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Title: Death Virginia
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Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko (1814 - 1861)
Death Virginia
Watercolor, ink, 1836
25,1 × 35,7
State Shevchenko Museum, Kyiv, Ukraine


left bottom watercolor date and signature of the author: 1836. Shevchenko, right below the mat ink inscription: Sobranie A. Θ. - Paris.

Story image taken the history of ancient Rome. Virginia (V century. BC. AD) - the daughter of Lucius plebs Virginia. One detsemviriv, Appiy Claudius to acquire Virginia, announced her slave his client Mark Claudius. Virginia's father killed his daughter to save her slavery. Called the uprising plebs Virginia Roman army destroyed the power detsemviriv.

Previous storage: a collection of O. Onegin, Pushkin House (Museum of Literature Institute of Russian Literature), Saint Petersburg, Russia, Institute of Taras Shevchenko, Kharkiv, Ukraine, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv, Ukraine.


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