Work "Homespun Rus" (1905), "the Gordian knot" (1919) etc.
Born in Kamyshin. Received professional education in BRU Saratov (1901-1904) the sculptor Andrei Volkonsky and RSOPH (1904-1906) from I. E. Braz in St. Petersburg; then perfected in the Studio of Professor D. N. Kardovsky (1906-1907) and at the sculpture Department of the Imperial Academy of arts under Professor G. R. Zaleman (1907-1910). Due to lung disease have left school and gone to the Urals, where he lived in the mining towns, many painted and sculpted. Lived in Calah, where he taught drawing and modelling in kaslinskiy parish primary school and the School of instructors of agricultural machinery (1916-1918). In 1918 he moved to Yekaterinburg, where he worked as an instructor of fine arts in the provincial Department of education (1918-1920), was an art teacher and manual labor at the experimental station of the socialist education to them. V. I. Lenin (1921-1928), he also taught drawing and modeling in architecture and construction (1921-1931), the Ural industrial art (1928-1931) and mountain (1931-1932) colleges. He worked as a sculptor in the workshops of the Association "Uralaudit" (1932-1937) and CAM HF the Sverdlovsk branch of the USSR (1937-1958).
Actively participated in the implementation in Sverdlovsk, Lenin's plan of monumental propaganda: the obelisk on the square of the Paris Commune (1920); memorial plaque N. Tolmachev, and G. K. Liebknecht (1920); the relief of the "Builders of the city" established on the dam of the city pond (1923) and others have carried out monumental-decorative sculptures for the Home industry, district officers, headquarters building Urvo (1930). Author of a number of sculptured portraits in wood, marble and metal. Participant of city, regional, Republican and all-Union exhibitions, including at the Imperial Academy of arts (1910), "Exhibitions of non-partisan societies" in St. Petersburg (1913), Ekaterinburg (1914, 1924-1949), Moscow (exhibition "ORS", 1927-1928), Perm and Ufa (1930); two solo exhibitions in the Saar (1955, 1980). Member EACH (1921), AHRR (1925), Paris (1927), CX USSR (1932). Member of the Board of the Sverdlovsk branch of Union of artists of the USSR (1937-1938).