Russian painter and graphic artist. Born in Moscow. In 1897 – 1901 he studied at the Higher Art School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture at the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts in the studio of A. Kiselyov. In 1901 received the title of artist. Participated in spring exhibitions of the Academy of Arts, Peredvizhniki (1900 – 1903), St. Petersburg Society of Artists and others. Actively engaged in publishing activities. In collaboration with artist A. Makovsky organized the publication of art cards (1900 – 1910), which reproduced the most famous paintings of Wanderers (Передви́жники – a group of Russian late 19th century realist painters) He lived in St. Petersburg. He worked primarily as a landscape painter, painted the still lifes, portraits, interiors. In 1905 in St. Petersburg together with the dramatic actor V. Godin he organized Classes of artistic development, which taught painting, sculpture, general psychology and the art of expressive reading. A member of the Society of Artists “Myussarovskye Mondays” (“Myussarovskye Ponyedyelniki”); in 1915 he held solo exhibition in the halls of this Society. In 1920 he emigrated to the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, lived in Petrovhradi (now – Zrenjanin). Participated in exhibitions of The Union of Russian Artists in the KSCS (1928), the Great Exhibition of Russian Art (1930), Russian Art Society (1933) in Belgrade. His works are introduced in the Research Museum of the Russian Academy of Arts, Museum “Usadba Kuptsov Lazhechnikovyh” (“The Manor of Merchants Lazhechnikovs”) in Kolomna, Taganrog and Penza picture galleries and more.
Lazhecnikov visited Ohrid around 1925 where he produced at least one oil painting, which was sold at auction in Russia in 2017.