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Last NameWierix    
Given NameHieronymous / Jeronymus / Jérôme    
alt. NamesJ. W. ; Hieronymus / Jeronymus / Jérôme Wierix ;     
Marriage    
Childrendaughter Cecila, who married the copper engr. Jean-Baptiste Barbé    
Year born1553 in Antwerp / in Antwerpen    
Year died1619    
Place of deathAntwerp    
Father's occupationpainter Anton Wierix I (c.1520/25-c.1572)    
RelativesWierix family: engr-->Jan Wierix (1549-1620) (brother) ; engr. Anton II Wierix (c.1552–c.1604) (brother) ; ->Anton III Wierix (1596–1625), nephew    
Education    
Country of ActivityBelgium    
Worked forJohannes Stradanus (= Jan van der Straet) (1523-1605) ; Hieronymous Nadal: Evangelicae historia imagines, Rome 1593    
Patronage    
Collaborators    
Techniquesnatural and animal engraving    
Sample(s)http://www.artnet.com/artists/hieronymus-wierix/past-auction-results    
Archival sourceshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hieronymus_Wierix ; https://rkd.nl/en/explore/artists/84225    
Published sourcesTh-B 35 (1942): 537-538; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 # 4009 ; Samuel V. Edgerton: The Renaissance artist as quantifier, in: the Perception of Pictures, New York 1983, 177-193, pp. 200-202 ; Pascuale d'Elia: Le origini dell'arte cristiana cinese, Rome 1939 ; Josef Jennes: Invloed der Vlaamsche Printkunst in India, China, en Japan, tijdens de XVI en XVIIe eeuw, Louvain, 1943 ; Marie Mauquoy-Hendrickx, Les estampes des Wierix conservées au Cabinet des Estampes de la Bibliothèque Royale Albert I. Catalogue raisonné, 4 vols., 1983, Alan Wofsy Fine Arts ; Christiane Wiebel, Die Brüder Wierix: Graphik in Antwerpen zwischen Bruegel und Rubens, Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg (eds.), 1995 ; Ruth Noyes: M.G.'s sunspot etchings for Galilei's Macchie Solarie (1613), Art Bulletin 98 (2016): 464-485; esp. 477-478;     
otheramong the pupils of H.W. were Abraham van Merlen, Jan Baptist van den Sande der Ältere, and Jacob de Weert. On the Wierix family cf. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wierix_family ;    
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