Born in Yalta. Visited the Studio of local artist L. V. Brumaire. In 1927, he moved to Moscow and entered the graphics Department of the higher art and technical Institute. Then, after the dissolution of Vhuteina, continued her studies at the Polygraphic Institute, publishing Department, and graduated in 1931, the same year he first began to participate in art exhibitions.
I was engaged in design work, worked as a set designer, Deputy art Director for the State Historical Museum from 1949 to 1953
Since 1962 - member of the artists Union of the USSR. Many years of labour given to the creation of illustrations for "the Lady with the dog" by A. P. Chekhov