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REPATRIATION OF MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

Donation of Paintings to the Shevchenko National Reserve in Kaniv.

Donation of Paintings to the Shevchenko National Reserve in Kaniv.

In 2002, the paintings:  T. Shevchenko`s grave, by I. Poroshyn and Portrait of Shevchenko, by an unknown painter were presented to the Shevchenko National Reserve in the city of Kaniv,  Cherkasy region.

The artwork T. Shevchenko`s grave, was painted by Ivan Poroshyn in 1931. The painting depicts Taras Shevchenko`s tomb and its surroundings in the period of 1923-1939, when the iron cross on the tomb was replaced by a bust of the poet.

Portrait of Shevchenko, was painted by an unknown author in the 1880’s.

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