This house formerly was the residency of the Chief Judge of the Left-bank Ukraine. Now it is the historical museum of Baturin.
There a well-known Ukrainian statesman, Vasiliy Kochubey and his family lived. In 1704 Kochubey's 20-year-old daughter, Motrya fell in love with 63-year-old hetman Ivan Mazepa. Her feelings were returned, but Mazepa didn't ask for her hand as such marriage would have been considered incestuous because Mazepa was Motrya's godfather.
The museum is one of the six main architectural monuments of the National Heritage Reserve “Hetmans’ Capital” in Baturin, and its headquarters. Other architectural monuments are the following:
۩ Voskresenska church
۩ Hetman Rozumovsky’s palace and park
۩ Pokrovska church
۩ Baturinskiy Nikolo-Krupitskiy monastery
GPS coordinates: 51.33645 Lat, 32.87798 Long, 142 m
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pajaran (53757) 2011-01-05 23:31
Lepo mesto i pogled preko parka na muzej i spomenik, okruzeni lepim drvecem.
Dobar prikaz lepe arhitekture i mesta, uglom i ostrinom snimka, lepim bajama i fotografijom.
Dobar rad i kompozicija, moje cestitke.
Prijatan dan i sve najbolje.
Nice place and views across the park to the museum and monument, surrounded by beautiful trees.
Good representation of the beautiful architecture and location, angle and sharpness of image, beautiful almond and photography.
Good work and composition, my congratulations.
Nice day and all the best.
pablominto (53744) 2011-01-05 23:42
Fine classical architecture, and of course the red roofpans stand out in the scene!
A pleasant location in the middle of the park, with the building framed by majestic old trees...
Seems like a fine summer day with great light, that renders lush vivid colours!
rodgerg (55767) 2011-01-06 0:32
An excellent presentation of this beautiful historic edeifice. very ggod managment of light unedr a beautiful blue sky with the vived color of the edeifice which arise very well. Good framing too with the trees pon the right which give depht to the image.
Have a nice day,
siamesa (27753) 2011-01-06 2:32
Bom dia Sergiy
The architecture of this museum has simple lines, but it is very beautiful. Excellent pov, marvelous colors and a perfect sharpness.
asajernigan (21372) 2011-01-06 3:41
This is a nice shot of this fine architecture. The brightly colored building stands out nicely against the trees and blue sky. The addition of the statue in the foreground gives the photo a nice sense of depth. The trees provide nice framing for the scene. There seems to be a lot of headroom in this shot, maybe cropping out some of the sky would give the scene more of a panoramic appearance.
ines8 (6098) 2011-01-06 8:19
Beautiful view, i like composition and details, the litle flowers are so nice. A very pleasant and peaceful atmosphere....
All the best,
kordinator (19616) 2011-01-06 8:50
Wonderful places photo with great colorful architecture and nice monument and vegetation.
Lovely sharp quality.
In my country today is a great holiday and now it says: Christ is born.
wojtpod (774) 2011-01-06 9:02
You show very beautiful manor house. Exellent colors, very good light.
I like your composition.
COSTANTINO (58021) 2011-01-06 9:05
in the middle of the winter a blue sky like this one
is unexpected,great lightness and sharpness
I like this presentation and the red color
of the roof that makes the contrast
there is a very good management of light
against the amazing blue sky
macjake (59006) 2011-01-06 11:02
a very colourful photo, very vibrant, as the yellow goes to well with the blue sky and red rooftop.
lots of sharpness to see all the details.
i can see why this place caught your attention
paololg (31448) 2011-01-06 14:20
Ciao dear Sergiy,
Beautiful villa, perfectly restored, captured in a bright day of sun. The composition of the photo is really pleasant, with colors well saturated and a perfect sharpness. Interesting the history of the girl that was in love with a 63-year-old-man, to demonstration that the love doesn't have age! :-)
Ciao, have a nice Friday!
adramad (39546) 2011-01-06 15:30
An excellent image of this beautifully preserved building, the environment charming with those big trees and gardens surrounding the building, everything looks neat and very nice.
Superb sharpness and brightness of the image, a pleasure to watch.
Very interesting note.
Sonata11 (33426) 2011-01-06 17:58
this beautiful historic evidence and beautiful museum.A very interesting story about Motrya.
A beautiful stand out architecture of this building with vegetation around.Perfect picture and framed.Evidently perfect shot.
All the best,
jhm (142085) 2011-01-07 2:44
Congratulations your 200th picture on TE.
Lovely picture with a wonderful subject.
Sharpness and clarity give a nice image.
Nice contrasted colors.
Excellent composition, good presentation too.
Very well done, TFS.
vasilpro (41037) 2011-01-07 3:50
Wonderful composition, excellent light management, beautiful architecture, lovely natural colors, very nice POV.
Have a nice day, Vasilis.
resat1972 (7486) 2011-01-08 3:55
Dogbre diin Sergey,
Harika bir manzara. heykelle beraber güzel bir kompozisyon, ışık kullanımı çok güzel
JCG (35129) 2011-01-09 2:35
I notice that the historical buildings are maintained perfectly in your country, as of it is the proof this photograph… Beautiful and luminous catch of sight on this architecture. The natural colors are very beautiful and the clearness of the image is appreciable. Thank you for your interesting informative note Sergiy.
With all my friendships and very good Sunday,
lakshmip1949 (19081) 2011-10-03 10:26
A nice looking museum with beautiful red roof. I like the different colored flowers around the museum. The tree and the monument are added bonuses. A very charming place with great atmosphere. Superb colors and sharpness.
- Copyright: Sergiy Lushpenko (s_lush) (16134)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-08-07
- Categories: Architecture, Artwork
- Camera: SONY DSC-W200
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/500 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Ukraine: from South to North
- Date Submitted: 2011-01-05 22:37