This 2004 oil on canvas landscape painting entitled Ancestral Tree 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.
2004 Oil on Canvas 37.25"x25" framed, 36"x24" unframed
Signed lower left, signed, dated and titled on the back. Framed in a contemporary solid maple wood frame. Excellent vintage condition.