1919 - 2008
Anna Cyronek was an artist, Anna Cyronek, born in 1919, died in 2008. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Dan Weiner, Julio Alpuy, Daphne Beavon, Juan Barjola, and Suzanne Blistène.
Further Biographical Context for Anna Cyronek
Born in 1919, Anna Cyronek was primarily influenced by the 1930s. Throughout the 1930s, many political ideologies such as Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism were engaged in struggles for power, and epitomised the political atmosphere of the era. In the Soviet Union, Stalin’s government was in dire need of urgent funds to implement the industrialisation of the Five Year Plan. In a stealthy bid to acquire funds, the government proposed to sell off assets from the State Hermitage Museum in Leningrad (St. Petersburg), which included some two hundred and fifty paintings by the Old Masters, a number of which had been deemed irreplaceable. Many of the pieces came to be owned by Andrew Mellon, via the New York based art dealing company, Knoedler.