Portrait of Elsa

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Creator

Hirsch, Stefan (American painter, 1899-1964)

Subject

portraits
Rogo, Elsa (Photographer, journalist , 1901 AD - 1996 AD)

Description

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.

Coverage

Modernist; Precisionist

Source

Stefan Hirsch and Elsa Rogo Collection, Bard College Archives

Date

1936

Rights

Prior written permission required to use any photograph from the Bard College Libraries.

Format

lithographic print on paper; 10.4x14.6 inches

Identifier

2_1.066

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Citation

Hirsch, Stefan (American painter, 1899-1964), “Portrait of Elsa,” Stevenson Library Digital Collections, accessed November 20, 2017, http://omekalib.bard.edu/items/show/1741.