|Matthijs Wellens de Cock|
Matthijs Cock and the Lampsonius poem beneath it, from 1572 edition of Pictorum aliquot celebrium, by Hendrik Hondius
|Died||1548 (aged 42–43)|
He was born to a family of painters; his father was the Leiden-born painter Jan Wellens de Cock (1490–1527), and his younger brother Hieronymus Cock (1510–1570) became a famous engraver who engraved 12 of his landscapes. After becoming a master at his craft, Matthys took on pupils Willem van Santvoort, Jacob Grimmer and Jan Keynooghe.
- van Mander, Karel, Het leven van Mathijs en Ieroon Kock, Schilders van Antwerpen [The life of Mathijs and Ieroon Kock, Painters of Antwerp] (in Dutch), retrieved 2012-11-13
- Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie, Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie [Netherlands Institute for Art History] (in Dutch), retrieved 2012-11-13