1850, Stepanovka, Kherson Province — 1929, Sarajevo, Jugoslavia
Painter, collector. Studied under Pavel Chistyakov at the Imperial Academy of Arts (1876–1880). Member of the Savva Mamontov’s Abramtsevo studio; the Society of Travelling Art Exhibitions (from 1883), Fellowship of South Russian Artists (1890–1919, Odessa, founding member). Academician (1895), full member of the Imperial Academy of Arts (from 1900). Taught battle painting at the Imperial Academy of Arts (1895–1897) and grease painting at the drama courses of the Imperial School of Music in Odessa (1909).