Expressionist Celestial Figurative Scene
Early 20th Century Ink


Jennings Tofel

This early 20th century ink on wax 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 20th Century
Ink on Wax Paper
11.75"x14.75" framed, 4.5"x7" unframed

Excellent vintage condition. Framed in a restored vintage wood wide-faced frame in a rustic cream finish using 8-ply antique archival matting behind conservation clear glass.