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GALLE, Cornelis or Cornelius, the Elder (1576 - 1650), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GALLE, Cornelis or Cornelius, the Elder (1576 - 1650), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 1576, in Antwerp; died 29 March 1650, in Antwerp.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects.

He was the pupil of his father Philippe Galle, and was a member of the Guild of St Luke in Antwerp in 1610. The best-known member of the Galle family of artists, he spent many years in Rome. His output includes a number of

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