This 1935 Expressionist oil on canvas portrait entitled Portrait of a Woman
is by Polish-born New York Expressionist Jennings Tofel (1891-1959). Tofel was a friend of Georgia O'Keefe and Alfred Stieglitz. He received an art grant to work in Paris in the 1920s. His work is in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Tofel is known for his allegorical, Expressionist figurative scenes. This painting is of the artist's wife.
Oil on Canvas
32.5"x38.5" framed, 24"x30" unframed
Signed lower right. Framed in a contemporary wide-faced wood frame with an espresso finish. Excellent vintage condition.