This 1949 oil on canvas Expressionist figure scene entitled Daybreak
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.
Oil on Canvas
23.5"x27.5" framed, 24"x20" unframed
Good vintage condition. Signed lower right. Framed in a vintage wood frame with an antique gold finish.