Download e-book for kindle: A Russian Paints America: The Travels of Pavel P. Svin'in, by Pavel P. Svin'in,Marina Swoboda,William Whisenhunt

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

A Russian Paints the United States provides the 1st entire English translation of Svin'in's interesting memoir. Thirty-one unique watercolours supplement his provocative perspectives on issues comparable to slavery, faith, politics, and the superb arts. Introductory essays via Marina Swoboda and William Whisenhunt research Russian-American kin, examine Svin'in's existence and specific position in Russian heritage, and set his paintings within the context of the style of picturesque shuttle - Svin'in in actual fact 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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