This 1935 oil on canvas portrait of the artist's wife in a red dress entitled "Portrait of Pearl" 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. Signed lower left. Framed in a contemporary wood frame.
- Creation year1935
- Movement & Style
- ConditionGood. Minor vintage wear..
H 37.5 in. x W 30 in. x D 2 in.
H 95.25 cm x W 76.2 cm x D 5.08 cm
- Gallery locationSan Francisco, CA
- Reference numberLU29822169533
- Seller reference number13662
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