Important 19th century collector, Paul was the son of Gustave Gallimard, who had begun collecting Barbizon paintings in the 1960s. Paul was a friend of Edmond de Goncourt and collector of Monet, Manet, Renoir and other contemporary painters with whom he became acquainted. His son Gaston ]b. 1881] established the French publishing house of Gallimard.
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Assouline, Pierre. Gaston Gallimard: a half-century of French publishing. San Diego, 1988.