This mid 20th century Expressionist oil Biblical scene entitled Sacrifice of Isaac 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 13.5"x17.5" framed, 16"x12" unframed
Signed lower right. Framed in a hand-built contemporary wood lath frame with black and gold finish.