Viktor ORESHNIKOV, USSR Painter. Professor; full member, USSR Academy, of Arts, since 1954; Director, Leningrad Repin Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, since 1953; Popular Artist Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic since 1956; board member, USSR Union of Artists. Stalin Prize, 1948, 1950.
ORESHNIKOV, Viktor was born in 1904.
1924-1927 at USSR Academy of Arts.
Since 1930 pedagogics activity. At one time Head, Chair of Painting and Composition, Repin Institute. 1959 V.-President, USSR Academy of Arts.