1781, Toropets (Pskov Province) ‒ 1824, St Petersburg
Painter, history painter, portraitist, icon painter. Audited classes at the Imperial Academy of Arts (until 1809), student of Stepan Shchukin and Alexander Warnek. Helped to paint icons for the Kazan Cathedral (before 1812). Awarded a major gold medal and fellowship at the Imperial Academy of Arts (1812).