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date: 01 March 2021

Gardelle, Théodorelocked

  • L. H. Cust
  • , revised by Emma Rutherford


Gardelle, Théodore (1722–1761), murderer and painter, was born in Geneva on 30 November 1722, the son of Elie or Giovino Gardelle of Ravenna. He came of a family of goldsmiths and jewellers that probably also included the miniature painter Daniel Gardelle (1679–1753), who was also born in ...

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