Painter. A portraitist. In 1881-1883 he studied at the Academy of arts, then in Paris Academy at V. A. Bouguereau and Robert-Fleury. From 1888 he exhibited in the Paris Salons. In 1903 – one of the founders of the Association of artists. Member and exponential associations: the Society they. A. I. Kuindzhi, Saint-Petersburg society of artists. He was extremely popular I wrote ladies of the Imperial family.