Jan Peter Tripp

German painter and graphic artist
Jan Peter Tripp

Jan Peter Tripp (born 1945) – a German painter and graphic artist. He is regarded as one of the most important representatives of German realism. He lives and works in Mittelbergheim, and his works are kept in collections of many galleries in Germany and abroad. He became famous thanks to works that he created shortly upon completion of studies, during his stay in a psychiatric hospital in Ravensburg. In Oberstdorf, he attended school together with W.G. Sebald, who was his friend until death in 2001. Together they created a collection of 33 texts and 33 drawings entitled Unerzählt (Untold).