Painter, graphic artist, theater. artist. He graduated from the Moscow school of painting (1918), a pupil of A. Arkhipov, N. Kasatkin, K. Korovin. In 1934-38, lived in Paris. Worked as an artist, costume designer in Moscow. t-d operetta. Portraits, still lifes, landscapes, theater. work.
Was born in Moscow. In 1919 he graduated from the School of painting, sculpture and architecture (class of K. Korovin). In subsequent years he worked in the theater Korsch, the Moscow satire theatre, the Bolshoi theatre, the Moscow operetta theatre as a painter-decorator and costume designer. From 1934 to 1938, lives in Paris (husband — Counsellor of the Embassy of the Soviet Union). In 1937, participates in the creation of the exposition of the Soviet pavilion at the world exhibition (Department of art, theatre and light industry). In Paris he collected documentary material about the life of Lenin in exile, wrote sketches associated with places of stay of V. I. Lenin in Paris. In 1939, shall be a member of the Union of artists of the USSR. During the great Patriotic war working in the "Windows TASS", carrying out orders for exhibitions, sent to the Soviet Army.