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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    
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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