在同一年里，他常去的Bertins“ 沙龙，一起的时间主要作家和艺术家（他的画像草图雨果生存）。他产生了两个壁画这个沙龙，于1854年被毁后的1848年革命 Mottez出发去英国，在那里他英国贵族和名人和被放逐的部长几个人像弗朗索瓦·基佐，这是在展出皇家科学院沙龙。他整个职业生涯中一个优秀的肖像画家，这是主要占领他在过去几年他的职业生涯。他于1853年回到法国，并与德拉克洛瓦曾在埃格利斯圣叙尔皮斯教堂，在19世纪60年代，他们的高度相对风格清楚地表明了新古典主义之间的斗争的开始浪漫的愿景。莫里斯·丹尼斯认为这些壁画在步步骤骤叙尔皮斯教堂（另圣马丁）为“难忘”。他设计的彩色玻璃窗在EGLISE圣莫里斯里尔。
He was born in Lille. His father is a lover of art, an artist himself. Sent to Paris for a few years of pension, Victor is recalled due to the poor financial situation of his father and his research was cut short. Then he worked in the higher German DESSIN course in Lille, where his father and his father's friends were painters, such as under the guidance of the work of Edward Li type, the student of David - Louis - David - nard. He returned to Paris from 1828 to 1829 to enter the Academy of Fine Arts in Paris, and under the guidance of the first study Francois - Edward Pickett, then as a free student, Dominique Angel.
The Mottez family is highly religious and special bourbon, so the July revolution in 1830, a disaster to them. Victor was recalled to Lille by his father and married soon. From there, he did a lot of people, one of the longest, most notably Italy, he came to consider the master of its old master of painting. In Rome, he met Angell again - Angell liked him and gave him advice. His tomb of Christ (now in St. Catherine de Lear and Leith egger) the martyrdom of St. Stephen (in the Lille times this day Saint Etienne EGLISE). On a trip to Italy, he became very interested in the mural art Mottez painted his wife Julie in the media, and shows Angell the final result, turn it off at the request of Angell wall (which was later given to the Le Louvre Museum by Mottez two children).
After his return to France in 1838, he was founded in Paris, and exhibited the Paris salon, in particular, to a more and more neglected genre, especially religious. He also translated typhoid fever by the fourteenth Century Florence painter Cennio Chennini, and from his technical experience. His greatest work is the Church (Eglise Saint Germain in l'Auxerrois in 1840s, and in St. Severin in 1850s), which was developed by Angell and Cin Per Delacroix. However, the clergy hostility, they use the materials, they were saltpeter walls and means that they have deteriorated by the end of nineteenth Century, now basically lost (except Saint Martin cut his cloak in the two step, although the Saint Germain L'Auxerrois) Mottez animation for their survival.
In the same year, he often went to the Bertins salon, together with the time of the main writers and artists (his sketch of Hugo's survival). He produced two murals in the salon, in 1854 after the destruction of the 1848 revolution of Mottez to Britain, where he aristocrats and celebrities and exiled minister several like Francois Guizo, which is exhibited in the Royal Academy salon. Throughout his career he was an excellent portrait painter, which was the main occupation of his career in the past few years. He returned to France in 1853, and worked with Delacroix in the egg, Saint Sulpice, in 1860s, their height is relatively clear style between the new classical romantic vision began to struggle. Morris Dennis believes these murals step by step in the extreme cold Sulpice (another Saint Martin) as "unforgettable". He designed the stained glass window in Lille Maurice EGLISE.