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

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

A Russian Paints the United States provides the 1st whole English translation of Svin'in's interesting memoir. Thirty-one unique watercolours supplement his provocative perspectives on subject matters resembling slavery, faith, politics, and the nice arts. Introductory essays through Marina Swoboda and William Whisenhunt research Russian-American relatives, contemplate Svin'in's lifestyles and specific function in Russian historical past, and set his paintings within the context of the style of picturesque shuttle - Svin'in truly didn't got down to produce a scholarly account of the us yet a piece of literature, at a time whilst Russian literary language used to be in its earliest phases of development.

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