This 1955 oil on canvas Expressionist figure scene entitled Evil 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.
1955 Oil on Canvas 19.5"x24" unframed
Signed lower left; titled and dated on the back. Excellent vintage condition.