Viktor was born in the village of Lesnaya, east of Moscow.
From 1939 until 1941, he studied at the Moscow Regional Art School, named Memory of 1905. Here Viktor worked in the workshop of P.I. Petrovichev.
In 1943, he entered in the All-Union State Cinema Institute, where his teachers were P. Podolsky, and C. M. Morozov. Viktor graduated in 1945.
Viktor became a member of the Association of Moscow Painters in 1949.
He became a member of the Union of Artists of the USSR in 1950.
He was awarded title of Honored Artist of the Russian Federation in 1979.
Viktor received a Life Achievements diploma from the USSR Academy of Arts in 1987.
His paintings can be found in art museums within the towns of Kostroma, Pskov, Rostov, Vologda, as well as in private collections abroad: England, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Spain and Japan.