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date: 22 October 2019

Gimpel, Jean Victorlocked

(1918–1996)
  • John Ardagh

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Gimpel, Jean Victor (1918–1996), cultural historian and historian of medieval technology, was born in Paris on 10 October 1918. Of Jewish descent, he was the third son of René Gimpel (d. 1944), a leading art dealer and friend of Renoir and Proust...

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