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Artyści pańszczyźniani w Rosji
Villein artists in Russia

Author(s): Bogusław Mucha
Subject(s): Cultural history, Studies of Literature, Sociology of Art
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Keywords: Russia; XVIII—XIX century; culture; villein artists; a part in a Russian play

Summary/Abstract: In Russian culture of the XVIII and XIX century turn, artists who derived fromthe peasant social class, played an important part. Until 1861 they have been deprived of theirpersonal liberty and they were owned by the nobility. Very little can be found on the topic inliterature. This article describes those artists’ achievements in painting, architecture, theatre and music. They were active both in the country and in big cities.

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 26
  • Page Range: 37-50
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Polish