Jan Galle

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Jan Galle (1600–1676) was a Flemish engraver, a son and pupil of Theodoor Galle, was born at Antwerp, and died there in 1676.

Among his plates are:

  • The Wise and Foolish Virgins; after Marten de Vos.
  • Twelve plates of Old Testament History.
  • Christ surrounded by the Instruments of His Passion.
  • The fat Cook and the thin Cook; after P. Brueghel the elder.
  • Lubricitas Vitae Humanae; after the same. 1553.
  • Judith giving the Head of Holofernes to a Slave; after H. Goltzius.


  • Public Domain This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainBryan, Michael (1886). "Galle, Jan". In Graves, Robert Edmund (ed.). Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers (A–K). I (3rd ed.). London: George Bell & Sons.