This 20th century oil on canvas abstracted still life 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. Painted in Rome.
Oil on Canvas
20"x16" framed, 17"x12.5" unframed
Signed lower right. Excellent condition. Framed in a contemporary black wood frame with a thin silver filet.