This 1970s abstracted oil pastel and graphite 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.
1970s Oil Pastel & Graphite on Paper 17.75"x24.75" unframed
Signed in the image area on the right-hand side. Excellent condition.