Painter, graphic artist. He studied in St. Petersburg Academy of arts under D. Kardovsky, he took lessons from I. Repin. Known for his portraits Ostroukhova (TG), Bunin, Sobinov and others In 1918-21 Director of the Tashkent hood. Museum. From 1924 he lived in exile in France, then in the United States. Intensively worked as a portraitist, he painted portraits of celebrities and members of Royal families around the world.