Profile: Gus Nall (1919 – 1995)

Gus Nall was an American painter during the mid-20th century in Chicago, Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan. Born in Illinois, Nall’s most known work is his painting “Lincoln Speaks to Freedmen on the Steps of the Capitol at Richmond” (1963), which was commissioned by the state of Illinois in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.
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