Cityscape (detail)
1960s Ink



Raphael Roig

Entitled Cityscape (detail), this 1960s ink on paper abstract 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.

Late 1960s
Ink on Paper
13"x11" framed, 6"x4" unframed

Good vintage condition. Framed in a contemporary wood frame with a hammered silver face and sides using archival matting behind conservation clear glass.