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
Artist
Jennings Tofel (1891-1959, American)
Medium
Oil Paint
Canvas
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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