This early to mid 20th century charcoal on paper surreal figure 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-Mid 20th Century
Charcoal on Paper
13.5"x17.5" framed,8.5"x12" unframed
Estate stamped lower right. Good vintage condition. Framed in a restored vintage wood frame with a matte butter cream finish using 8-ply archival matting with a black background behind conservation clear glass.