Pair of Aiden Lassell Ripley (American, 1896-1969) watercolor landscapes on paper. One titled en verso "Spring" depicting a mountain landscape with melting snow and the emerging signs of springtime and the other titled en verso "Fall" depicting a forest landscape with fall foliage. Paintings unsigned but both stamped en verso on the paper "From the Estate of A. Lassell Ripley" . Both additionally retain The Guild of Boston Artists label en verso frame backing and are signed and titled by the artist en verso frame. Each housed in its original giltwood frame. Sight – 9 3/8" H x 13 1/4" W. Framed – 17 1/2" H x 21" W. Biography (courtesy Askart): Aiden Lassell Ripley was a painter best known for his watercolors. He studied with Philip Leslie Hale at the Fenway School of Illustration and later at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School with Tarbell and Benson. His first one-man show at the Guild of Boston Artists in 1926 focused on watercolor landscapes and won him near-overnight acclaim. Later Ripley, an avid sportsman, began including sporting themes in his landscapes. They proved immensely popular and propelled him to the status of one of America's most distinguished sporting artists. He was a member of the American Watercolor Society, the Audubon Artists, Inc., and also served as President of the Guild of Boston Artists from 1959-1969. Provenance: Private South Carolina collection. CONDITION: Both paintings overall very good condition. Very minor abrasions to the frames.
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