Cornelis Galle (II)

print artist, draftsperson
South Netherlandish
Antwerp (city) 1615-02-13/1615-02-23
christened on 23 February
Antwerp (city) 1678-10-18
his wife died two days earlier; both buried in the choir of St. Joris Church, Antwerp (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961, p. 100-101, note 2
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son of Cornelis Galle I and Anne van der Motte. Married on December 23, 1641 Françoise Nys, natural daughter of Jacob Nys (legitimized in Brussels in July 1657) (Messager 1858), she died 16 October 1678 in Antwerp, and was buried in the choir of St. Joris Church; father of Cornelis Galle III (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961, vol. 2, p. 100-101, note 4)
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  • Antwerpen (stad) 1638-09-18 - 1678
    ‘wijnmeester’ (son of a master) in the Guild between 18 September 1638 and 18 September 1639; accepted as a member of the Sodality of the Unmarried Men of Age (‘Sodaliteit van de bejaerde jongmans’) in October 1639 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961, p. 100-101, note 2). On 10 March 1661 he and his wife Francoise Nijs made their will, being of sound health. They live in 'Den Gulden Stoel', Lange Gasthuisstraat (van Hemeldonck 2007)
  • Brussel 1657-07
    In July 1657 Galle's wife was legitimized in Brussels on the request of both man and wife (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961, p. 100-101, note 2)
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Christian religious scene
Creation date: 1991-12-15; Last modified date: 2023-05-16


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