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 offers the 1st whole English translation of Svin'in's interesting memoir. Thirty-one unique watercolours supplement his provocative perspectives on issues corresponding to slavery, faith, politics, and the positive arts. Introductory essays through Marina Swoboda and William Whisenhunt study Russian-American relatives, think about Svin'in's existence and specific function in Russian historical past, and set his paintings within the context of the style of picturesque commute - Svin'in in actual fact didn't got down to produce a scholarly account of the USA 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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