British artist Ripley works with high resolution digital composite photography in combination with extensive work in post-production to create large-scale artworks.
Notable equine works include the portrait of ‘Estimate’ which Ripley created for Queen Elizabeth II in 2016, and portraits with ‘Pivotal’, ‘California Chrome’, ‘Big Bucks’, ‘Cracksman’, and the piece ‘Leopard Spotted Horse with Dalmatians in a Landscape’. View Gallery 01
Ripley has recently completed a series of portraits of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment. This new collection can be viewed in Gallery 02
A boxed-set of the twelve portraits was the official Coronation present from the Household Cavalry to His Majesty King Charles III, this was presented by Ripley and senior officers from the Household Cavalry to King Charles III at Buckingham Palace on June 15th 2023.
Limited edition prints are available and range in size from large-scale installation pieces (framed or unframed), smaller-scale collectors prints and a beautifully presented boxed-set containing all twelve portraits.
The portraits, which feature soldiers from The Life Guards and the Blues and Royals mounted on their horses and posed on buildings throughout London, are being exhibited at various public and private venues throughout 2023 & 2024. Please see the exhibition page for details.
Ripley supports the Household Cavalry Foundation, the official charity of the Household Cavalry, whose “Duty of Care” extends from operational casualties, veterans, serving soldiers and their dependants, to the Cavalry’s heritage, and the welfare of their retired horses. Greeting cards portraying the work are currently available from the Household Cavalry Museum in London.