This 1940s oil on canvas portrait of a woman in a blue dress 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.
1940s Oil on Canvas 23"x27.5" framed, 21"x25.5" unframed
Framed in a contemporary wood floater frame with silver face and black sides and interior. Good vintage condition.