Christ Anton

1913 - 1985

Artist biography

Christ Anton was a creative artist, Christ Anton, born in 1913, died in 1985. Artists like Carlo Alberto Bordogna, Sid Grossman, Hans Beckmann, Christ Anton, and William Knutzen were also born in 1913.

Further Biographical Context for Christ Anton

Christ Anton was born in 1913 and was primarily influenced creatively 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 epitomised 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.

Christ Anton

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