Painters of Vitebsk

Artist – a magician, a big heart. It retrieves beauty finds freshness in all subordinates element.

Marc Chagall

Vitebsk Regional Library

Named After V. I. Lenin




Borovsky Isaac Yulyevich (18.11.1921, Vitebsk – 05.03.1991), Belarussian painter. He graduated from Vitebsk Art College (1941). He was taught by Leytman, Khrustaleva, Mozolev. Since 1966 he became a member of Belarusian Union of Artists. He lived in Vitebsk.

He worked in easel painting in the genres of portraiture, landscape, still life, graphics. The works of the artist are characterized by rich, saturated color, plasticity of composition.

Among his works are: the portraits of T. Tarasov, T. Kovalenko, V. Parakhnevich, prof. I. Sosnovik, artist G. Shutov, guerrilla commander D. Raytsev, milkmaid A. Nikolaeva, «Nurse» (all in 1967–1970), the chairman of the kolkhoz M. Kats (1975), a psychiatrist B. Anischenko (1981), «The Portrait of a Girl in Lilac» (1987), teacher M. Zhdan (1991); landscapes «After Thunderstorm, «By the Lake», «Autumn»; still lifes «Asters», «Bread» (all in 1991), the composition «Peng Yu.» (1988–1989), etc.

His works are kept in the National Art Museum of Belarus.



1. Цыбульский, М. Л. Боровский Исаак Юльевич / М. Л. Цыбульский // Регионы Беларуси : энцикл. : в 7 т. / редкол.: Т. В. Белова (гл. ред.) [и др.]. — Мн. : Беларус. Энцыкл. імя П. Броўкі, 2010. — Т. 2 : Витебская область. Кн. 1. — С. 86—87.



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