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

A Russian Paints the USA provides the 1st entire English translation of Svin'in's attention-grabbing memoir. Thirty-one unique watercolours supplement his provocative perspectives on subject matters comparable to slavery, faith, politics, and the wonderful arts. Introductory essays by way of Marina Swoboda and William Whisenhunt research 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 essentially didn't got down to produce a scholarly account of the U.S. yet a piece of literature, at a time while Russian literary language used to be in its earliest phases of development.

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