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Capricious Cohorts: Rene Gimpel's Associates, Rivals, and Patrons

Kostyrko, Diana


Diana J. Kostyrko The French antiquarian René Gimpel (1881–1945) first met the modernist designer-bookbinder Rose Adler on July 23, 1930. Her friend, Ilian de Casa-Fuerte, a Spanish nobleman and Parisian writer, brought her to Gimpel’s residence at 16 rue Spontini, the superb former mansion (since destroyed) of the late couturier, collector, and philanthropist, Jacques Doucet (1853–1929) . Adler, a protégée of his, was delighted to revisit the house’s splendor and she recorded that she felt...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Pioneers of the Global Art Market: Paris-Based Dealer Networks, 1850-1950
DOI: 10.5040/


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