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Robes of the Gods

Manuscript of a poem written by Theodore Weiss in response to a painting by Stefan Hirsch.

Iztapalapa Study no.2

A loose sketch from a trip to Iztapalapa, Mexico.

Iztapalapa Study no.1

A loose sketch from a trip to Iztapalapa, Mexico.

Portrait of Elsa

This portrait demonstrates Hirsch’s interest in the Precisionist style. The geometry of Elsa’s face is carefully highlighted as the tension between volume and expression is resolved in Stefan’s demanding draftsmanship.

Snakes at Temple

Playful and mysterious, here Hirsch uses the motif of the serpent among the ruins of a temple, probably at Chichen Itza. The Mayan feathered serpent deity, Kulkukan, was prominently represented throughout Chichen Itza, and Hirsch and Rogo likely…

Chak-mol [chacmool]

Hirsch and Rogo visited the “Temple of the Serpents” at Chichen Itza, a major Mayan site in the Yucatan Peninsula. In Mayan culture, the chacmool was a ceremonial statue featuring a reclining warrior. These statues were centrally featured in…

Stefan Hirsh: The Art Students League of New York

Stefan Hirsch, Instructor: Life Drawing: Painting: Composition: The Art Students League of New York, Two Fifteen West Fifty-Seventh Street, New York City

A pamphlet published by the Art Students League containing a biography of Stefan Hirsch and…

Children 3000 Miles Apart: Schools of Elsa Rogo

Children 3000 Miles Apart: Schools of Elsa Rogo, April 21 to May 2, 1942, Bonestall Gallery, 106 East 57th St. N.Y.

Stefan Hirsch 1899-1964: Retrospective Exhibition

Stefan Hirsch 1899-1964: Retrospective Exhibition September 9 to September 27, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

Retrospective catalogue on the work on Stefan Hirsch, following his death in 1964. Retrospective pulled from multiple…

Mural in South Hall, "Youth Groping for Reality"

Photograph of a mural in South Hall, painted by Beverly Pruzan '48 and Irene Zimmerman '48 under the direction of Professor Stefan Hirsch. The mural, done in egg tempera, is entitled "Youth Groping For Reality", and is divided into three segments:…