Elizabeth Hemingway Watson

1925 - 2012

Artist biography

Elizabeth Hemingway Watson was an artist. Elizabeth Hemingway Watson was born in 1925 and died in 2012. Also born in 1925 and of this same generation are Ely Bielutin, Günther Brockhoff, Ralph Foller, Marília Gianetti, and Solomon Epstein.

Further Biographical Context for Elizabeth Hemingway Watson

Elizabeth Hemingway Watson was born in 1925 and was predominantly inspired creatively by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is characterised by the clashing of a number of political ideologies, including Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. In the Soviet Union, Stalin’s government required urgent funds to implement the rapid industrialisation demanded by the first Five Year Plan. It initiated a secret strategy to sell off treasures from the State Hermitage Museum in Leningrad (St. Petersburg), including a preliminary list of two hundred and fifty rare paintings by the Old Masters, many which ended up in the collection of Andrew Mellon via the New York based art dealing company, Knoedler.

Elizabeth Hemingway Watson

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