This 1971 oil on canvas cityscape entitled The Colessem, Rome 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.
1971 Oil on Canvas 17.5"x13.5" framed, 16"x12" unframed
Signed, dated and titled on the back. Framed in a contemporary wood floater frame with gold face and black sides and interior. Excellent vintage condition.