Painter, graphic artist. He studied at Petrograd. Swomee - the higher art school under K. Petrov-Vodkin. From 1922 to participate in exhibitions. Lived and worked in Petrograd - Leningrad. A member of AHRR (1922-32), hood. group "16" (1923-27). Genre and landscape compositions (including the "Musicians", 1931-34; "Outskirts of Leningrad", 1933-37; "the evacuation of the wounded", 1954; "September", 1956), still lifes (including "still life with skull", 1929), portraits, easel graphics, etc.
Biography catalogue of the hood. the exhibition "15 years of RKKA". Moscow 1933
At the end of the Petrograd school Of the society for encouragement of arts, where he stayed from 1914 to 1918, he entered the Academy of fine arts.
From 1919 he worked a year and a half artist on the Western front.
In 1920 he returned for graduation, art education and graduated from the former. The Academy of arts in 1922, the Student Shukhaev and Petrov-Vodkin.
Was AChRs, "Shop artists", the AOA.
Participant of exhibitions "Islands sixteen", AHR, the AOA and several overseas. Participated in the exhibition for the tenth anniversary of the red army.
His works are in the State. The Tretyakov gallery, Russian Museum, the Museum of the red army, the revolution Museum, etc.