This late 1960s ink drawing entitled Crystals
is by Raphael Roig (1923-2014), a Puerto Rican-born artist and architect. He studied at Columbia University, UCLA, and USC, earning master's degrees in architecture, industrial design, and public admin. He became a leading environmentalist for the Air Force and helped design their Academy in Colorado Springs. He lived in Pacific Palisades, CA, where he painted, worked in stained glass, and sculpted in stone and clay. The pieces is the Lost Art Collection come from a small sketchbook Roig kept in the early 1960s.
Ink and Colored Pencil on Paper
14"x18" framed, 7.75"x10" unframed
Estate stamped and titled lower right. Good vintage condition, some stains and age toning. Framed in a restored vintage wood frame with a pewter finish using white museum-style archival matting behind conservation clear glass.