Biography and informationEdit
After graduating from Petersburg. Alexander Lyceum (1898). Participated in the work of the society of architects-artists in the preservation and protection of monuments. In 1907-16 publisher well. "Old years". In 1907, one of the organizers of the Museum of Old Petersburg, from 1912 before. the Directorate of the Museum. From 1918 head. otd. Petrograd. "The Museum city". In 1928-30 he worked in the Hermitage. Tr. in the field of history Fig. of art and architecture. Repeatedly arrested and referred to (1924, 1925, 1930), shot.