Painter, graphic artist, poster designer, teacher; created historical, battle and genre paintings, monumental panels, portraits and landscapes. Studied in Novosil; in Moscow at the Mikhail Kalinin Art and Handicrafts College (1922–1925), Konstantin Juon’s studio and VKhUTEMAS, monumental sculpture department (1926–1930). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1931). Created monumental panels for street decorations in Moscow (1930s); contributed to a panel for the World Exhibition in Paris (1937); produced the High-Achieving Livestock Farmers panel for the main pavilion of the All-Union Agricultural Exhibition; contributed to the Distinguished Individuals of the Soviet Land project headed by Vasily Efanov (1939) for the Soviet pavilion at the World Exhibition in New York (1939); headed the Okna TASS political poster studio in Perm (1941). Seconded to Gzhatsk (1942), then to Stalingrad (December 1942 — January 1943). Taught at art schools in Moscow.