Henri Farre

Henri Farre ( 1871-1934) Bears at Stagg Field, 1928. Henri Farre was a French artist famous for his depictions of aerial combat in World War I. He married an heiress and moved to Chicago after the war. This large and rare print (approx. 11 x 18″) depicts the late Bears halfback Red Grange hurtling over tacklers. Grange, also known as “The Galloping Ghost,” was a three-time All-American at the University of Illinois and led his team to a national championship in 1923. Stagg field is located at the University of Chicago. It is remarqued lower right and inscribed in the lower margin “to my friend Mr. Edwin Webster de Vol.” Framed, minor toning.

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