1920 - 2002
Fernande Cherrier was an artist, Born in 1920, Fernande Cherrier passed away in 2002. Also born in 1920 and of this same generation are Rocco Borella, Ignacy Bogdanowicz, Alfonso Ariza, Manuel Bordallo Solé, and Shlomo Van Den Berg.
Further Biographical Context for Fernande Cherrier
Fernande Cherrier was born in 1920 and was predominantly influenced creatively by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is epitomised by the conflict between 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 plan 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 found their way to the collection of Andrew Mellon via the New York based art dealing company, Knoedler.