Painter. Member of the Union of artists of the USSR. Honored artist of the Russian Federation. Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of arts(1927-2004)
Born in 1927 in the Kuban. Graduated from Moscow GOV't. khudozh. Institute. V. I. Surikov (mast. Acad. I. E. Grabar). In 1952-54 Worked in the creative team for the restoration of the panorama "defense of Sevastopol". Member of the USDA since 1958 Since 1952, member of all-Union, Republican, Moscow and abroad (Cuba, France) exhibitions.