Hieronymus Wierix (Biographical details)

Hieronymus Wierix (printmaker; Flemish; Male; 1553 - 1619)

Also known as

Wierix, Hieronymus; Wierx, Hieronymus; Wierix, Jerome


One of three brothers, all engravers. Child prodigy. Master in Antwerp in 1572, where remained for the rest of his life. Killed a woman when drunk in 1578. Worked after many designers both for other publishers as well as publishing himself.


Mauquoy-Hendrickx, 1982
Hollstein 2004