Coxcie (or Coxis), Michael
Coxcie (or Coxis), Michael a reputable Flemish painter, was born at Mechlin in 1497, and was a scholar of Van Orley; afterwards went to Rome, where he applied himself to the study of Raphael. On his return to Flanders he painted many works for the churches, the best of which are at Brussels. The Last Supper, in St. Gnudule; and The Death of the Virgin, in Notre Dame. He died at Antwerp in 1592. See Chalmers, Biog. Dict. s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.