Graphic artist and painter, people's artist of Ukraine (1963), corresponding member AH the USSR (1958).
Born in 1913 in the village of Kullamaa. He studied in Tallinn at the State higher art school - school of applied arts. Ya Coorta (1938-41). In 1944-51 he taught at the Tartu art Institute (1948-51 Director). The founder of the Union of artists of the Estonian SSR (1943), Chairman of the Board (1950-57). For Anmany master portrait drawings and engravings, characterized by the desire to objectively and fully convey the physical and spiritual storehouse of man, the careful light and shade modeling.
Schedule. Member of the Union of artists of the USSR. Folk hojnik of the Estonian SSR, corresponding member of the USSR Academy of arts, Professor.
Received his education at the Tallinn State art-industrial school under the direction of Paul Raud and August Jansen in the years 1928-34, he continued his studies at the State Higher art school. Ya Coorta from 1938 to 1941. Participates in exhibitions since 1934. In 1930, he was mainly engaged in painting, in the 1940s, the years became interested in drawing and revealed himself as an outstanding master of portraits. The impressions of the numerous creative trips to Armenia, Uzbekistan, Egypt, Italy, Tajikistan, Ukraine has created a number of drawings and paintings, characterized by freshness and spontaneity. In 1963 he received the title of Professor, since 1958 a corresponding member of the USSR Academy of arts. The works of Anmany are in many museums around the world.