This early 20th century ink on canvas paper Expressive figure with lion scene 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.
Early 20th Century
Ink on Canvas Paper
14"x15.5" framed, 7.5"x9.5" unframed
Signed lower right. Good vintage condition. Framed in a restored vintage wood frame with distressed white wash and gray finish and beige rabbit using archival spacers behind conservation clear glass.