This 1958 color study in pastel is by New York/San Francisco Abstract Expressionist artist Gary Lee Shaffer (1936-2001). Shaffer trained with Hans Hofmann in the late 1950s and became an influential member of the Printmakers Workshop in Manhattan. His works are in the permanent collection of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Detroit Institute of Arts. Shaffer lived and worked in San Francisco and published his prints at Kala Art Institute in Berkeley, CA from the 1970s until his death in 2001.
1958 Pastel on Paper 11"x12"
Estate stamped lower right. Framed in a restored vintage wood frame using archival matting and spacers with conservation glass. Good vintage condition.