Isaak Izrailevich Brodskii
Isaak Brodskii, USSR Painter.
Brodskii, Isaak was born on January 6, 1884 in Sofievka in the Ukraine.
Studied at the Odessa Art School, 1896-1902, and the Petersburg Academy of Arts under Repin, 1902-1908.
After the October Revolution 1917, specialized in paintings glorifying the new leaders, and made a career as the party boss in the arts. Considered to be a master of socialist realism in painting, became in effect Stalin’s court painter. Director of the Leningrad Academy of Arts, 1934.