This 1972 organic abstract oil pastel, ink and graphite drawing 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.
December 26th, 1972 Oil Pastel, Graphite and Ink on Paper 18.75"x25.25" unframed
Signed and dated in white in the upper left. Excellent vintage condition.