Before our time came about a dozen works by the artist. Most of them are kept in major collections of paintings of the country: the State Tretyakov gallery, State Russian Museum, Samara regional art Museum. Naturally, the works of the representative of the "century portrait" — images of statesmen (Chancellor count Alexei Petrovich Bestuzhev-Rumin, Admiral Ivan Lukyanovich Talyzina, General-in-chief Senator of count Roman Vorontsov, count Pyotr Ivanovich Panin, count I. I. Vorontsov), as well as courageous strangers and mysterious strangers. It is known that the artist was serving in the Office of the buildings in St. Petersburg. In 1782 he was sent to Moscow to participate in the work on the construction of the Triumphal gate. In 1865, for achievements in painting was "certified second class painter with a salary increase". As an artist working soundly, because he enjoyed prestige and, apparently, he received frequent orders from the non-poor and influential contemporaries.