Draughtsman, ceramic artist/designer. Studied at drawing school of Prokhorov Three Hills Factory, Moscow, and TSUTRISH, St Petersburg (1894-9). Travelled in France, Germany and Italy on a grant (1899-1902). From 1902 participated in exhibitions including Society of Russian Watercolourists, Seventh Exhibition of Community of Artists, Artist of Russian Republic over a Period of 15 Years. Draughtsman at Imperial Ceramic Factory (from 1905), and head of painting studios of State Ceramic Factory and Leningrad Ceramic Factory. Worked on agitational ceramics (1918-23).