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

ISBN-10: 0773534148

ISBN-13: 9780773534148

A Russian Paints the US 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 high quality arts. Introductory essays by means of Marina Swoboda and William Whisenhunt learn Russian-American kinfolk, ponder Svin'in's existence and specific position in Russian historical past, and set his paintings within the context of the style of picturesque go back and forth - Svin'in basically didn't got down to produce a scholarly account of the U.S. 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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