This 1949 oil on canvas Expressionist portrait entitled Portrait of a Young 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.
Oil on Canvas
23"x27" framed, 22"x18" unframed
Signed lower left. Good vintage condition. Framed in a restored vintage wide-faced wood frame with dark brown finish.