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Andrée Schafer Rexroth
Nationality: 
american
Gender: 
Female
Birth Date: 
1902
Birth Place: 
Chicago, IL
Death Date: 
1940
Death Place: 
SF, CA
Schafer grew up and attended public schools in Milwaukee and, having opted for an art career, enrolled at the Academy of Fine Arts in Chicago. By 1930 she had settled in San Francisco and was active in the local art scene. During the 1930s she completed a group of abstracts in oil and watercolor for the WPA and the Federal Art Project. The wife of poet Kenneth Rexroth.