This 1950 oil on canvas Expressionist figure scene entitled Longing
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
19.25"x25.5" framed, 18"x25" unframed
Signed lower left. Excellent vintage condition. Framed in a vintage floater wood frame with a gold leaf face and espresso sides.