A Cubist still life with rounded objects in a style resembling Fernand Léger's and Juan Gris's Cubist works using a palette of white, gray, and earth tones (ochre, amber, taupe, terra cotta). Andrée Dutcher, a commercial artist from Chicago, married Rexroth in 1927. He encouraged her to pursue non-commercial painting and she in turn encouraged his writing. They painted together throughout their marriage and began exploring organic forms under the influence of Edward Weston in 1929. Unhappily married, they were divorced in 1940, the same year Andrée died of complications from epilepsy. "The Downtown Gallery" label on the back, with the note, in pencil: "Still Life by Andrée Rexroth Wax, silica, pure decorator colors, and watercolor on fiberboard, 7" wide x 8" high, ca. 1929-1933, signed "A. Rexroth" at the bottom right hand corner, unframed. Fine condition. (Inventory #: 23057)
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