Odeska Oblast, Ukraine
Robert Brackman (September 25, 1898 – July 16, 1980) was an artist and teacher of Russian origin, best known for large figural works, portraits, and still lifes. [ Born in Odes'ka Oblast, Ukraine, he emigrated from the Russian Empire in 1908. Brackman studied at the National Academy of Design from 1919 to 1921, and the Ferrer School in San Francisco. From 1931, he had a long career teaching at the Art Students League of New York where he was a life member. He also taught at the American Art School in New York City, the Brooklyn Museum School, the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and the Madison Art School in Connecticut.