Was born on 25th June, 1911. He spent his chilhood and youth in Nizhyn.
He studied at Nizhyn labor school 7. An honourable citizen of Nizhyn. He presented Nizhyn with a collection of his paintings that are on display in the art gallery of Nizhyn Gogol State University, in the art department of the Nizhyn museum of regional ethnography of Ivan Spaskyi.
The public Artist of the USSR, a prizewinner of the Shevchenko State Prize of Ukraine. He worked in the genres of portrait and still-life. Numerous works were dedicated to Kyiv, cycles and Samarkand and Zagorski studies (1942), front sketches and sketches of the destroyed Kyiv (1944), the Carpathian landscapes series (1947), landscapes of Shevchenko places, the Crimean sketches (1956). His works were put on display in the USSR and abroad.