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Last NameGalle    
Given NamePhilippe    
alt. NamesP. G. ; Philip Gal / Philips Gall / Philipp Galle ; Philippo Gallaeo ; Philippus ‏Gallaeus ;    
Childrencopper engraver -> Theodor Galle (1571-1633) and >Cornelis Galle I (1576-1650)     
Year born1537 in Haarlem, nowadays Netherlands    
Year died1612    
Place of deathAntwerpen / Antwerp, nowadays Belgium    
Father's occupation    
Relativessee www.oldmasterprint.com/stradhunt.htm    
Educationpossibly a pupil of Dirk Volkertsz in Haarlem; workshop of Hieronymus Cock in Antwerp    
Country of ActivityBelgium    
Worked forcartographer Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598): Civitates Orbis Terrarum ; Virorum doctorum de disciplinis benemerentium effigies XLIIII (1572) ; Theatri orbis terrarum enchiridion ;     
Patronagearchduke Matthias of Austria, a relative of the legal king Philip II of Spain ;    
Collaboratorscopper engraver ->Theodor Galle (1571-1633) ; ->Cornelis Galle I (1576-1650) ; ->Adrian Collaert (1560-1618) ; Joan Collaert II (1561-1620) ;    
Techniquesanatomical, topographic, technical, allegoric, and genre copper engraving, also portraiture & cartographic map-making    
Sample(s)www.google.de/search?q=Philippe+Galle and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philip_Galle for Pictures from the Theatri Orbis Terrarum Enchiridion, 1585    
Archival sourceshttp://www.oldmasterprint.com/stradhunt.htm    
Published sourcesCoulant 1858: 143 ; The new Hollstein Dutch & Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, 1450-1700 ; Philips Galle (2001) ;    
otherFlemish draftsman, engraver & publisher, active in Haarlem, since 1564 in Antwerp. After 1557 he started his own publishing and print business, for which he travelled extensively: in 1560-61 he visited the southern Netherland, France, Germany, Italy.     

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