Robert Maudouit was a visual artist. Robert Maudouit was born in 1923. Artists like Phyllis Margaret Cilento, Anthony Jackovich, Giovanni Lazzarini, André Delessert, and Columbus Knox were also born in 1923.
Further Biographical Context for Robert Maudouit
Born in 1923, Robert Maudouit was largely influenced 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 needed 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 priceless 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.