This mid-late 20th century oil on canvas Modernist nude portrait is by Oakland artist Rip Matteson (1920-2011). Matteson was educated at U.C. Berkeley, C.C.A.C, Scuola di Belle Arte in Rome, the Parsons School of Design in NYC, and received his DFA from Blackburn College. He founded the art program of the Monterey Peninsula College and taught at Laney College in Oakland. He also served as the president of the Carmel Art Association where he showed his work his entire life.
Mid-Late 20th Century
Oil on Canvas
16.5"x16.5" framed, 14"x14" unframed
Estate stamped on the back. Good vintage condition. Framed in a contemporary wide-faced wood frame with hammered black finish.