André, Louis-Jules

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André, Louis-Jules (1819–90). French architect. He is best known for his work on the Musée d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, where he designed the reptile-gallery (1870–4), zoology galleries (1877–89), and the central hall (a master-work of cast-iron and glass architecture). He was also an influential teacher after he took over Labrouste's atelier (1855).


Jane Turner (1996)