This early 20th century ink on paper surreal figure drawing 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 Paper
8" x 10" unframed, 15.5"x13.5" framed
Signed lower left. Framed in a restored vintage ornate wood frame with floral detailing in a cream finish using warm white archival matting with clear spacers behind conservation clear glass. Excellent vintage condition.