Louis Grell Foundation

"Showcasing the Legacy of Artist Louis Frederick Grell"




Grell Portrait auction August 19 at 10:00 am Chicago

Category : Events, News · No Comments August 5, 2015

This fine portrait of a man and his son (possibly former Illinois Governor Jim Thompson) is going up for auction at Treadway Toomey in Chicago on August 19, 2015 beginning at 10:00 am CST (Chicago) time. Lot #1558.  From Illinois Governor Jim Thompson collection.

Louis Grell oil on board two boys

We believe this to possibly be a young Jim Thompson and his father, Dr. J. Robert Thompson.  Jim Thompson was the former Illinois Governor.

Here is a link to the auction house and the portrait.  The starting bid is only $200 -

https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/39729087_louis-frederick-grell-american-1887-1960-portait

Good luck to all bidders


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