Scanga, Italo (American, born Italy, 1932-2001). SPECULATION. Color Lithograph on paper, 1986. Edition of 30, signed, titled, dated, and numbered 1/30, all in pencil. 30 x 22 inches, framed to 37 x 29 inches. In excellent condition, with the colors strong and fresh.
Scanga emigrated to the US after World War II. Before studying art at the University of Michigan, he worked in a General Mortors facotry, and served in the United States Army. In addition to a career as a painter, printmaker and sculptor, Scanga was a Professor of Visual Art at the University of California, San Diego, His work is many institutional collections including The Art Institute of Chicago, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Albright-Knox Gallery, The Guggenheim Museum,The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY MOMA.