Soviet graphic artist, People’s Artist of the USSR (1963)
Member of the CPSU since 1945.
He studied at art-industrial technical schools in Nizhny Novgorod (1926-28) and in Saratov (1928-30).
He studied at art-industrial technical schools in Nizhny Novgorod (1926-28) and in Saratov (1928-30). Since 1943 artistic director of the Studio of Military Art. M.B. Grekova.
In 1941-45 he worked in the front-line press and in the newspaper Pravda (1942-43).
The author of series of thematic easel drawings (including the series “VI Lenin”, watercolor, pencil, ink, autolithography, since 1940, “About children”, pencil, watercolor, 1943-68, “Nuremberg Trial”, Italian pencil, 1946, – in the Tretyakov Gallery and other museums, as well as the author’s property), illustrations (to the book: Polevoy’s The Tale of the Real Man, published in 1952, Memoirs of Marx and Engels, published in 1956) and posters. The State Prize of the USSR (1943, 1951). He was awarded the Order of Lenin, 2 other orders, as well as medals.