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date: 03 April 2020

Gardelle, Théodorelocked

(1722–1761)
  • L. H. Cust
  • , revised by Emma Rutherford

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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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