ABOUT AIDEN LASSELL RIPLEY

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Aiden Lassell Ripley

1896-1969

Aiden Lassell Ripley is known for his sporting and wildlife scenes. Born in Wakefield, Massachusetts. He studied at the Fenway School of Illustration and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School, under Philip Hale and Frank Benson. In 1924 Ripley was awarded a fellowship enabling him to travel at length in France, Holland and North Africa. During this trip he began to experiment with watercolors and plein-air painting. After returning to the Boston area in 1926, he traveled along the East coast painting landscapes and taking in commissions for historical mural paintings. He settled in Lexington, MA. where he remained until his death. His work has been widely exhibited, appearing in shows at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the National Academy of Design, the New York Water Color Society, and the Metropolitan Museum, among others.

WORKS BY RIPLEY AIDEN LASSELL