Chen Ningdan

1912 - 1985

Artist biography

Chen Ningdan was a visual artist, Born in 1912, Chen Ningdan passed away in 1985. Artists like Andrey Bishop, Ida Binney, John Willard Banks, Rudolf Rezsö Berczeller, and Eugene Dana were also born in 1912.

Further Biographical Context for Chen Ningdan

Chen Ningdan was born in 1912 and was primarily influenced by the 1930s. During 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 characterised the political atmosphere of the period. 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 covert 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.

Chen Ningdan

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