José Antonio Coderch
1913 - 1984
José Antonio Coderch was an artist, Born in 1913, José Antonio Coderch passed away in 1984. Artists William Allison Bostick, Chiang Er-Shih, Margaret Prosser Allen, Cléa Badaro, and Chann George are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for José Antonio Coderch
José Antonio Coderch was born in 1913 and was largely inspired creatively by the 1930s. on a global scale this period can be best characterised by the conflict between the world’s leading political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. In the Soviet Union, Stalin’s government needed 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 primary list of two hundred and fifty priceless paintings by the Old Masters, many of which found their way to the collection of Andrew Mellon via the New York based art dealing company, Knoedler.