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Phillip Galle ( 1537-1612 ) - Cain slaying Abel

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Phillip Galle ( 1537-1612 ) - Cain slaying Abel

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Engraving - Signed - 1565

Technique: Engraving
Condition: In good condition
Title of artwork: Cain slaying Abel
Signature: Signed
Artist: Phillip Galle ( 1537-1612 )
Sold with frame: No
Picture size (in cm): 7,50 x 8,40 cm
Year: 1565

On laid paper trimmed on plate border. Small paper defect bottom middle.

The story of Cain and Abel.
Cain slaying Abel.

A very rare print.

Dated 1565 and signed PGalle in the plate.
Not in Hollstein. Not found in the British museum nor in the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam. Still from his early Haarlem period.

Engraver: PHILIPS GALLE (born Haarlem 1537 - died Antwerp 1612)
Flemish engraver and publisher, was one of the most important and influential graphic artists in the second half of the sixteenth century. Trained by the Haaarlem humanist Dirck Volckertsz. Coornhert, Ph. Galle started his career in the studio of the engraver / publisher Hieronymus Cock. At that time he established a leading reputation for a series of works after Heemskerck. In 1563 he started his own printing company in Haarlem and moved the company to a larger building in Antwerp in 1570, where he formed his studio to that of Cock and Christoph Plantin. I


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  • Excelent, as usual.

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  • two good etchings: the draftman in front of a coastal landscape by Claude Gellée and the hurdy-gurdy player by Joris van Vliet

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