Entitled To Rest and Dream, this early 21st century oil on stretched canvas 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.
Early 21st Century Oil on Stretched Canvas 26"x12" unframed
Signed on the upper left. Excellent vintage condition.