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Guérin, Jules Valléelocked

(18 November 1866–14 June 1946)
  • Mark Alan Hewitt

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Guérin, Jules Vallée (18 November 1866–14 June 1946), painter and illustrator, was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Edwin Guérin (occupation unknown) and Louise Davis. His father’s family was of Huguenot descent and had been in North America for at least a generation. In 1880 the family moved to Chicago, where Guérin probably received his first art instruction. In 1889 he is known to have lived in a Dearborn Street boarding house with ...

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