A film about the work of one of the largest Soviet graphic artists, People's Artist of the USSR - D. A. Shmarinov. Book Shop. Trade floor interior. Showcases. Buyers at the counter. The city of Leningrad. Streets. Griboyedov Canal. Entrance to one of the old houses. Shmarinov's illustrations for Dostoevsky's book "Crime and Punishment". House of Peter I. Living room interior, household items. Peter's secretaire and chair. Peter's costume, hat and cape. Shmarinov's illustrations for the book of A. N. Tolstoy "Peter I", the book of L. N. Tolstoy "War and Peace". Artist's workshop. A notebook with sketches for Gogol's book "Taras Bulba". Drawings.