Still Life by Ralph Alexander Chesse

Still Life by Ralph Alexander Chesse

Still Life

Ralph Alexander Chesse

Title

Still Life

 
Artist
Year
c. 1930  
Technique
etching 
Image Size
6 7/8 x 4 7/8" platemark 
Signature
pencil, l.r. 
Edition Size
not stated 
Annotations
titled & dated & imp 
Reference
 
Paper
heavy cream wove 
State
published 
Publisher
 
Inventory ID
14961 
Price
$325.00 
Description
Three whimsical flowers bloom on stark branches offset against the simplicity and starkness of the interior in this "still life." These highly decorative branches, flowers and buds seem controlled by an interior designer (or set designer) for their impact rather than by nature herself.