This 1972 bright oil pastel work 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.
November 4th, 1972 Oil Pastel on Paper 16"x19" framed, 9.5"x12.5" unframed
Signed in the image area on the right. Framed in a contemporary dark grey wood frame using white 8-ply archival matting behind clear conservation glass.