A Russian Paints America: The Travels of Pavel P. Svin'in, by Pavel P. Svin'in,Marina Swoboda,William Whisenhunt PDF

By Pavel P. Svin'in,Marina Swoboda,William Whisenhunt

ISBN-10: 0773534148

ISBN-13: 9780773534148

A Russian Paints the United States offers the 1st entire English translation of Svin'in's interesting memoir. Thirty-one unique watercolours supplement his provocative perspectives on themes corresponding to slavery, faith, politics, and the wonderful arts. Introductory essays through Marina Swoboda and William Whisenhunt study Russian-American family, contemplate Svin'in's lifestyles and specific position in Russian historical past, and set his paintings within the context of the style of picturesque commute - Svin'in sincerely didn't got down to produce a scholarly account of the us yet a piece of literature, at a time while Russian literary language used to be in its earliest levels of development.

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