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Wierix, Jeronimus, 1553-1619

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Personal name headingWierix, Jeronimus, 1553-1619
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Variant(s)Wiercz, Hieronymus, 1553-1619
Wiericx, Hieronymus, 1553-1619
Wiericz, Hieronymus, 1553-1619
Wierix, Hieronymus, 1553-1619
Wierix, Jérôme, 1553-1619
Wierx, Hieronymus, 1553-1619
Wiricx, Hieronymus, 1553-1619
Other standard no.121830958
Associated countryBelgium
Birth date1553
Death date1619-11-01
Place of birthAntwerp (Belgium)
Place of deathAntwerp (Belgium)
Field of activityEngraving Illustration of books Publishers and publishing
AffiliationPlantijnsche Drukkerij St. Lukasgilde (Antwerp, Belgium)
Profession or occupationEngravers Illustrators Publishers and publishing Print dealers
Found inDie Brüder Wierix, c1995: pages 10-11 (Wierix family of Antwerp: Anton I Wierix (1520/25-approximately 1572), a painter who left no signed works, was father of the engravers Johan (1549-approximately 1618), Hieronymus (1553-1619) and Anton II (died 1604); Anton II was father of Anton III (1596-1624), also an engraver)
Paradisus precum selectaru[m], 1610: print "Estote prudentes sicut serpentes ..." mounted on leaf 18 (Hieron. Wierix fecit et excudit) print "Ego sum veronis ..." bound in as leaf 50 (Hieronymus Wierx fecit et exc.)
LC in RLIN, Sept. 17, 1996 (hdg.: Wierix, Jeronimus, 16th cent.)
Biogr. woordenboek der Nederlanden (Wierix (Jeronimus); b. 1553 in Antwerp; d. 1619)
Grote Winkler Prins, 9. druk, v. 24, 1993 (Wierix, also Wierx or Wiricx, family name of 3 South Netherlandish burin engravers, all sons of Antoon Wierix, master in the Antwerp painters' guild in 1545: Hiëronymus (Antwerp 1553?-1619); Johan (Antwerp, approximately 1549-after 1619), also known for his pen drawings; and Antoon (Antwerp, approximately 1552-1604))
Mauquoy-Hendrickx, Marie. Les estampes des Wierix, 1978: v. 1, page xiii (Jérôme, 1553-1619, one of 3 sons of the painter Antoine Wierix; his birth year deduced from documents)
Print Council of America catalogues raisonnés database, Apr. 25, 2006 (Wierix, Hieronymus, c.1553-1619 Flemish)
Union list of artist names, Apr. 25, 2006 (Wierix, Hieronymus (Flemish engraver, 1553-1619); variants: Wierix, Hieronymous; Wiericx, Hieronymus; Wierix, Jerome; Wierix, Jérôme; Wierix, Jeronimus; Wiericz, Hieronymus; Wierx, Hieronymus; Wiricx, Hieronymus; Wiercz, Hieronymus; b. and d. Antwerp)
Hollstein's Dutch & Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, 1450-1700, v. 69. The Wierix family, introduction and guide to the catalogue, 2004: page xi (Hieronymus Wierix, engraver, draughtsman and publisher; born Antwerp 1553, buried Antwerp, November 21, 1619; 1565, first signed works; 1570, working for Christophe Plantin; 1572/73 joined the Guild of St Luke in Antwerp; lived and worked in Antwerp; published with privilege from Buschere and Piermans) page xv (inconsistent spelling of surname, but generally preferred "Wierx")
Grove dictionary of art online, Apr. 25, 2006 (Jerome [Hieronymous] Wierix; (b Antwerp, 1553; d Antwerp, 1 Nov 1619); engraver)