Brodsky Isaak Izrailevich

Бродский, Исаак Израилевич


BRODSKY Isaak Izrailevich

December 25, 1883 (Sofievka, Tavria province) — August 14, 1939 (Leningrad)

Painter, graphic artist

Isaak Brodsky was born to a family of tradesmen. In 1896–1902 he studied at Odessa art school under the Society for Encouragement of Fine Arts; he studied under the guidance of G. A. Ladyzhensky, K. K. Kostandi and L. D. Iorini. In 1902 Brodsky moved to St. Petersburg, entered the Higher Art Institute of painting, sculpture and architecture under the Imperial Academy of Arts (IAKh). Till 1903 he studied under Y. F. Tsionglinsky, later — in the studio of I. E. Repin. Since 1904 he exposed his works at the Spring exhibitions of IAKh. He also took part in the exhibitions of the New Society of Artists (1905) and Leonardo da Vinci society. Brodsky lived in St. Petersburg (Petrograd, Leningrad). Since 1906 he made trips to Pskov for creative work every year.

In 1908 Brodsky was conferred title of artist and awarded pensioner trip for the paintings Warm day and Portrait of L. M. Brodskaya. In 1909–1910 he made trips to Europe and Asia Minor as a pensioner of IAKh. In 1911 he visited Capri, where he stayed with Maxim Gorky.

In 1908 Brodsky joined the group Obshchina Khudozhnikov (“Artist Community”), in 1910 — the Society of South Russian Artists and the Union of Russian Artists; he took part in the exhibitions of the Union from 1908 till 1918. In 1909 Brodsky exposed his works at the exhibition of Moscow Society of Art Lovers, in 1911 — at the exhibition of the group Mir Iskusstva (“World of Art”) and the World exhibition in Rome. In the same year he was awarded the prize of the Society for the Encouragement of the Arts for the painting Fairy tale. In 1913 he was awarded gold medal for the paintings Late autumn and Winter at the International art exhibition in Munich.

In 1911–1912 Brodsky collaborated with the magazine Vershina (“Height”); he was responsible for design of this magazine. During summer months of 1912 and 1915, he lived and worked in Kuokkala. In 1916–1917 he exposed his paintings at the exhibitions of the Society of Travelling Art Exhibitions (TPKhV).

After October Revolution 1917, Brodsky became one of the founders of the art group Shestnadtsat (“Sixteen”). In 1920–1922 he participated in activities of the House of Arts in Petrograd. In 1921 the first personal exhibition of the master was held in Leningrad. In 1924 Brodsky’s painting The 2nd Congress of the Comintern (the Communist International) was exposed in the State Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow. In 1924 Brodsky joined the Association of the artists of Revolutionary Russia (AKhRR), in 1928 — the Society of painters, in 1930 — the group Tsekh Zhivopistsev (“The guild of painters”). In 1926 he visited Repin in Kuokkala. In 1930s he made several trips through the Soviet Union.


Attention! All materials of the site and database of auction results ARTinvestment.RU, including illustrated reference information about the works sold at auctions, are intended for use exclusively for informational, scientific, educational and cultural purposes in accordance with Art. 1274 of the Civil Code. Use for commercial purposes or in violation of the rules established by the Civil Code of the Russian Federation is not allowed. ARTinvestment.RU is not responsible for the content of materials submitted by third parties. In case of violation of the rights of third parties, the site administration reserves the right to remove them from the site and from the database on the basis of an application from an authorized body.

Индексы арт-рынка ARTIMX

Top 24

Узнайте первым об открытии аукциона!

This site uses cookies, it can collect data about IP addresses and users. N 152-FZ «On Personal Data» and continue working with this site, you confirm your consent to the processing of personal data in accordance with the law N 152-FZ «On Personal Data» and «The policy of LTD «ArtIn» with regard to the processing of personal data».
Back to Top