portrait of the artists’ sweetheart, Friedl
likely painted in Munich when the two first met at the time Grell was finishing school at the University of Munich and traveling.
Exhibits: Grant Wood & Louis Grell two man show at the Pottawattamie County (Iowa) Courthouse 2012 to 2017; University of Nebraska at Omaha 2014 and Union Station Grande Hall in St. Louis 2015.
sight = 42.5″ x 36.75″
goldleaf gilt frame = 51″ x 45″
oil on canvas, Munich c1912, signed twice l/r “LOUIS GRELL” & L. Grell” private collection