This mid to late 20th century bold pastel portrait is by Abstract Surrealist San Francisco artist Michael di Cosola (1929-2010). Di Cosola studied at the Chicago Art Institute before moving to the Bay Area to study at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland. He had a studio in North Beach during the height of the neighborhood's art scene and exhibited at several Bay Area art galleries in the 1960s. Di Cosola is known for psychedelic, Surrealist portraiture and abstractions.
Mid-Late 20th Century Pastel on Paper 24"x18" unframed
Signed in the image area in the upper right. Excellent vintage condition.