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Wierix, Jeronimus, 1553-1619

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    • us: Wiercz, Hieronymus, 1553-1619
    • us: Wiericx, Hieronymus, 1553-1619
    • us: Wiericz, Hieronymus, 1553-1619
    • us: Wierix, Hieronymus, 1553-1619
    • us: Wierix, Jérôme, 1553-1619
    • us: Wierx, Hieronymus, 1553-1619
    • us: Wiricx, Hieronymus, 1553-1619
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    • found: Die 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)
    • found: 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.)
    • found: LC in RLIN, Sept. 17, 1996 (hdg.: Wierix, Jeronimus, 16th cent.)
    • found: Biogr. woordenboek der Nederlanden (Wierix (Jeronimus); b. 1553 in Antwerp; d. 1619)
    • found: 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))
    • found: 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)
    • found: Print Council of America catalogues raisonnés database, Apr. 25, 2006 (Wierix, Hieronymus, c.1553-1619 Flemish)
    • found: 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)
    • found: 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")
    • found: Grove dictionary of art online, Apr. 25, 2006 (Jerome [Hieronymous] Wierix; (b Antwerp, 1553; d Antwerp, 1 Nov 1619); engraver)
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