He completed his training at the Moscow Academy of Fine Arts and later began exhibiting in Italy. His painting, although starting from a close link with Russian folklore, gradually began to update itself on international post-impressionism, obtaining moderate success in Italy.
His first period is characterized by subjects inspired by his native land, such as the fairs of Samarkand, and is characterized by bright and violent colors. Later he specialized in portraiture and genre scene painting where the recurring subject is the horse. Among the works sent to national exhibitions we remember: Evening sky, Snowing, Winter landscape, Horses in freedom, Spring, Return from the fields, Cow, At the farm, The embroiderers, Farm in the Caucasus, White horse with figures, SIl sower, Hat of straw.