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Savva
Grigorievich Brodsky

Russia 
1923−1982
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Schedule. Member of the Union of Artists of the USSR.

Honored Artist of the RSFSR.

Savva Brodsky was born on January 29, 1923 in Gomel. In the same year, his parents moved to Petrograd (soon renamed Leningrad). In Leningrad, Savva from 1938 to 1941 he studied at a secondary art school. In 1944, he entered the Moscow Architectural Institute. Having received a diploma, he worked at the Giproteatr design institute, in particular, he designed and built two theaters in Petrozavodsk, A. Green's house-museum in the city of Old Crimea. He took part in the reconstruction of the Central House of Artists in Moscow.

Since the beginning of the 1960s, Brodsky has been increasingly engaged in book graphics, and, in the end, this work becomes the main thing in his life. Brodsky creates illustrations for many books, including multivolume collections of works by A. Green, T. Dreiser, P. Merime, Maupassant, R. Rollan, Stevenson, Flaubert and Zweig.

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