Soviet Ukrainian painter. Member of the USSR Academy of Arts. Viktor Fedorovich Nikanorov was born on July 29, 1929 in the village of Staraya Ivanovka in the Saratov region of Russia. In 1956 he graduated from the Lviv Institute of Applied and Decorative Arts. Teachers on the specialty: R.Selsky, V.Manastyrsky, J.Shcherbatenko, I.Gutorov. Since 1960 Nikanorov V.F. takes part in republican and all-union art exhibitions. Lived and worked in the city of Cherkassy. Member of the Union of Artists of Ukraine. He worked in the field of decorative art, easel and decorative and monumental painting.
His works are represented in the Cherkasy Art Museum, in public and private collections in Ukraine and abroad.