This mid-late 20th century graphite and pastel abstract on tracing paper 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.
Mid-Late 20th Century Graphite and Pastel on Tracing Paper 17"x20.75" framed, 11.75"x16.75" unframed
Estate stamped lower right. Excellent vintage condition. Framed in a contemporary wood frame with a bevelled edge and a sanded walnut finish using warm white archival matting behind conservation clear glass.