Cartoonist, graphic artist
He was born on April 1 (14), 1910 in the Kurgan city. He studied at the Moscow Vkhutein and the Moscow Polygraphic Institute (1929 – 1934), his teachers were S.V. Gerasimov, D.S. Moor and V.A. Favorsky. He is an author of satirical drawings on international and everyday topics published mostly in the Krokodil magazine since 1936 and the Frontline Humor magazine since 1942.
He was awarded with the Order of the Red Star and a medals.
Member of the CPSU since 1951.
Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1966).