This circa 1990 abstract oil pastel & graphite surreal 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.
1990 Oil Pastel and Graphite on Paper 15.75"x18.75" framed, 9"x12" unframed
Signed in the image area on the right. Framed in a black vintage wood frame using white archival matting behind clear conservation glass. Excellent vintage condition.