Leonid Brailovsky

Браиловский, Леонид Михайлович

Painter, architect, stage designer

Born Kharkov, 23 May 1867

Died Rome, 7 July 1937


Brailovsky studied 1886-94 at the Imperial Academy in St. Petersburg where he won the little gold medal for architectural drawing. In 1895-98 he studied in Rome under Bampani and at the Academy Julian in Paris. He taught 1897-1917 at the Moscow Art school. In 1917 he emigrated to Constantinopel and in 1921 to Belgrade and 1925 to Rome. He was accidentally shot in a street fight between Italian Fascists.