This 1963 ink on paper cityscape entitled New York Central Bridge Crossing of Harlem River is by Pasquale Patrick Stigliani (1926-2003), a New York City painter and poet. He was an independent artist trained under the principles of New York's Art Student's League in the 1950s. Stigliani was inspired by Post-Impressionist landscapes and Central Park, the realism of the Ashcan School's still lifes and self-portraiture, and German Expressionism's emotional release and focus on strong lines. Stigliani was a dedicated Upper West Side artist who painted as passionately as he lived.
1963 Ink on Paper 12"x8.5" unframed
Artist notes throughout the work. Good vintage condition, some age toning.