About the author:
Honoured Artist of USSR (1976). In 1936 graduated from the Tashkent Art College. A veteran of the World War II. In 1950 graduated from the Moscow Art Institute named after Surikov. Since 1950 - a member of the National Union of Artists. Exhibited since 1951. During 1950-1953 taught in the Crimean Art College. His works are in private and museum collections in Ukraine, Russia and Europe.