Bruce Chessé
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RALPH CHESSÉ
1921-1928 NEW ORLEANS

Chessé’s first exposure to art was through Museums in New Orleans and Marc Antony a local set designer, decorator, and pupil of Chicago’s Herman Rossi. The French impressionists and the “Ashcan” schools of Clackens, Bellows and Henri were his first influences prior to settling in San Francisco in 1928.


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PAINTINGS
New Orleans1919-1928
Asia 1931-1942
Biblical Series 1940-1950
WPA Style
Theater Series
Portraits
1951-1959
Europe
1960 -1969
Paris Exhibition 1963
Moore Gallery 1967
Poster Period
1970-1981
1982-1991

left hand paintings
WORKS ON PAPER
Watermedia & Drawing
Linocuts
Silk Screen
African American Images
SCULPTURE
PUPPETS
Marionettes 1928-1939
Marionettes 1940-1984
Brother Buzz 1952-1969
FAMILY HISTORY
CHRONOLOGY







New Orleans Backyard
1928

View from the Backyard
1928







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Self-portrait
1927



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