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Last NameGalle    
Given NameTheodoor    
alt. NamesT. G. ; Theodor / Theodoor / Theodore / Dirck Galle ;    
MarriageCatharina Moerentorff, daughter of Jan Moretus    
Childrenengraver (and painter?) Joannes Galle (166x-1676)    
Year born1571 in Antwerp    
Year died1633    
Place of deathAntwerp    
Father's occupationengraver and print publisher ->Philip Galle (1537-1613)    
Relativesbrother Cornelis (1642-?) ; father-in-law Jan Moretus (1543-1610) ; engraver Joannes Galle (1600-1676) (son)    
Education    
Country of ActivityBelgium    
Worked forFranciscus Aguilon: Opticorum (1613) ; Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (1523-1605): Nova Reperta ;    
Patronage    
Collaboratorspainter Peter Paul Rubens ; printers: Moretus brothers ;    
Techniquestechnical, topographical, and genre copperplate engraving    
Sample(s)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:RubensAguilonStereographic.jpg ; www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/34.30(5);     
Archival sourcesPlantin-Moretus Museum Antwerp ; http://www.oldmasterprint.com/stradhunt.htm    
Published sourcesM. Sellink: Philip Galle Engraver Haarlem Antwerp, vo1. 1: 38-40; EC Watson: Rubens Scient. Illust. Am J Phys 16,3 (1948): 183f.; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78; Ann-Sophie Lehmann: How materials make meaning, in: Meaning in Materials 1400-1800, Leiden 2013: 15;     
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