Jules De Cort
1918 - 1999
Jules De Cort was a visual artist, Born in 1918, Jules De Cort passed away in 1999. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Nicolas Adam Apgar, Natela Iankoshvili, Herbert Joshua Ariss, Renato Barisani, and Nina Batalli Cosmovici.
Further Biographical Context for Jules De Cort
Jules De Cort was born in 1918 and was primarily inspired by the 1930s growing up. 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 proposal to sell off treasures from the State Hermitage Museum in Leningrad (St. Petersburg), including a preliminary 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.