Brailovskiy Leonid( Architect and painter)
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Biography Brailovskiy Leonid
He was born in Kharkov in 1868, studied at the Academy of Fine Arts at the architectural department, and then studied painting in Rome at Bompiani and in Paris at Julien. In 1897. performed a series of watercolors of the ancient house of Prince Yusupov in Moscow and at the same time appointed a professor in the School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture and a lecturer at the Stroganov School. In 1892, Mr.. Brailovskiy began to exhibit in the Society of Russian watercolors, his architectural landscapes from 1907. moved to the exhibition of the Moscow Association of Artists ", also exhibited at the spring shows in the halls of the Academy of Fine Arts, at the exhibitions of the New Society of Artists, the exhibition" World of Art "and others, as well as in Vienna, Rome and Paris. First, he in his watercolors depicts the ancient ruins, renaissance palaces, Arab mosques, luxury villas and churches, for example: "The Cathedral of St.. Mark's in Venice "(1903)," Interior of the Church of Santa Croce in Florence "(1896). Gradually, life in Moscow puts its stamp on him, the Kremlin's old, . ancient churches and monasteries awaken in him a love for Russian antiquities, he visits the ancient Russian cities: Rostov, . Suzdal, . Yaroslavl etc., . which performs a lot of watercolors from various monuments, . example: "Rostov Kremlin" (1904), . "Vladimir the gateway to China-town" (1904), . Novgorod the Great "(1905),
. In 1904. Brailovsky holds the whole summer in Novgorod, where copies of the church frescoes of the Savior on Nereditsa. Adhering to the Moscow circle of artists, storytellers, . He writes complex, . fantastic and decorative architectural compositions, . as, . example, . "Fairy Tale" (1904), . "Ballad" (1905), gives a lot of time the art industry, . not leave and architecture, . speaking competitions and taking part in the building for its projects,
. In 1907, Mr.. they built a monument at the grave A.P. Chekhov, the Novodevichy Convent in Moscow, severely restrained in the old Russian style. Great knowledge of the architecture of different ages and countries, decorative style of many of his fairy paintings as if Brailovskiy have dedicated to work for the theater, and many of his paintings have the character sketches straight sets. In 1911, Mr.. he put in the Maly Theater in Moscow, "Woe from Wit"; production was a major success, thanks to stylish and harmonious architecture of the old Moscow mansion "Empire". Autumn 1911. ibid Brailovskiy put the "Fruits of Enlightenment", and in spring 1912. - "The Duchess of Padua", which opened in the formulation of a rich and colorful picture of the grand architecture of the Italian Renaissance. - See. Baranowski, "L. M. B. and his works "(" Builder ", 1905, N 9); St. Noakowsky ( "Kunst", 1907, N 6), Yearbook of the Society of Architects-Artists ", 1906 - 1909 years; J. Ebersolt, "Monuments Piot" (XIII, 1906, 35 - 55). S. Rostovtsev.