After graduating from the Academy of fine arts received the title of artist of painting.
Student Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin. He studied also in Paris. Lived and worked in Leningrad, the last years in Moscow. He taught at the school. universities, worked as an artist-Fig. well. Chizh and Ezh". Was friends with Nikolai.Oleynikov, N. By Zabolotskii, D. Kharms. Paintings, vol. graphics. Arrested (1937), died in prison.