Born in San Francisco, CA on July 26, 1869. Guirard was a supervisor for Pacific T&T and an engraver for the San Francisco Examiner. In his leisure he became a skilled oil painter of landscapes, figures, and marine subjects. He signed his oils "Guirard." A lifelong resident of his native city, he died there on Nov. 22, 1955.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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