Guérin, Jules

Guérin, Jules gĕrˈĭn [key], 1866–1946, American mural painter and illustrator, b. St. Louis. His illustrations appeared in leading magazines. He executed decorations for the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.; the Pennsylvania RR station, New York City; the Federal Reserve Bank, San Francisco; the Civic Opera, the Merchandise Mart, and the Illinois Merchants' Bank, Chicago; the Cleveland Terminal, Cleveland; and the Louisiana state capitol, Baton Rouge.

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