This 2010 oil on canvas nude entitled Connection 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.
2010 Oil on Canvas 23"x27" framed, 18"x22" unframed
Signed lower right; signed, dated and titled on the back. Excellent vintage condition. Framed in a restored antique wood frame with aged gold finish and ornate details.