Born in Arzamas in 1780. After graduating from the Imperial Academy of arts in the beginning of the nineteenth century, he came to Kazan and entered the service of a teacher of drawing in the Main public school. In her free time teaching experience were engaged in iconography. Simultaneously, V. Turin was engaged in the etchings. Well studied in Kazan and Kazan, he made a number of sketches, drawings and sketches, which in 1834 was published in Moscow in the form of an album of lithographs "types of the Perspective of Kazan", consisting of eight leaves. This album attracted great interest and at the beginning of XX century represented the big rarity.