Painter. In the years 1901−1904 he studied at the Kiev art school, in 1905−1907 he studied in Munich. The first exhibition in 1904 In the 1920-ies emigrated through Warsaw in the United States.
Born in Mstislavl, now Belarus. In 1901 — 1905 he studied at the Khu. In 1920 he went abroad for treatment and from that time lived in the United States. Wrote city landscapes, in particular Kyiv, building on the achievements of impressionism: "Spring Symphony" (1912), "Autumn. Dnepr" (1913). In 1925 — 1927 he executed a series of urban landscapes "Prosaic America", which showed the contrasts of the modern city. In the ensuing years has created landscapes "Winter. Canada" (1932), "Spring" (1942), a series of portraits. Died in new York.