Jennings Tofel
Mid Century Expressionist Seated Portrait of a Girl

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This 1940s oil on canvas portrait of a girl in a red dress is by Polish-American artist Jennings Tofel (1891-1959). Tofel was a New York painter who worked in the Expressionist style. He was friends with Georgia O'Keefe and Alfred Stieglitz, who helped him receive an art grant that allowed him to live and work in Paris in the 1920s. His work is in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian and the Whitney Museum of American Art.
Signed lower left. Framed in a contemporary wood frame with aubergine face and black sides.

Details

  • Movement & Style
    Expressionist
  • Condition
    Excellent. Minor wear due to age.
    Dimensions
    30 in. H x 23.5 in. W x 1.75 in. D
  • Dealer Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU2982825273
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