Graphic artist, painter He studied at the faculty of physics and mathematics of Moscow University (1897-1900), in the Studio of K. F. Yuon and I. O. Dudin (1900-1901), MUZHVZ (1901-1905) under A. S. Stepanov, A. E. Arkhipov, K. A. Korovin, V. A. Serov, L. O. Pasternak. In 1904, for drawings and 1906 for a study, he was awarded small silver medals. Participated in the design of revolutionary holidays in Moscow (1918), agitpoezd them. Lenin (1918), drew posters and splints. He was in charge of the etching Department at the State school of printing at the First model printing house (1919). Permanent Exhibitor of exhibitions at home and abroad since 1907. Member of the Union of artists since 1932. He taught at the Printing Institute (1933-1934), the Surikov State art Institute (1935-1958), and the Nivinsky Etching Studio (1950s). Illustrated books, performed ex-libris. The artist's works are stored in the collection of the state the State Tretyakov Gallery, the State Russian Museum, the Pushkin state Museum of fine arts and in other museums and private collections in Russia and abroad.