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  • Collection: Stefan Hirsch and Elsa Rogo Collection

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 Mayan…

Children 3000 Miles Apart: Schools of Elsa Rogo

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

Elsa Rogo and Friend

Elsa Rogo and unidentified man stand atop a set of stairs, probably in Taxco, Mexico. Reverse contains handwritten "A6" and printed stamp "216".

Elsa Rogo and Friend with Animals

Photograph of Elsa Rogo and unidentified friend. Elsa holds a bird while the friend holds a small furry animal, possibly a white nosed coati. Probably in a marketplace in Taxco, Mexico.

Elsa Rogo at Temple of the Feathered Serpent, Xochicalco

Elsa Rogo sits at the stairs of the Temple of the Feathered Serpent, at the Olmeca-Xicallanca site of Xochicalco near present day Cuernavaca, Mexico. Rogo and Hirsch were probably intrigued by the Temple's "talud-tablero" style, a typical feature of…

Elsa Rogo in Folkloric Outfit

Photograph of Elsa Rogo wearing folkloric outfit, probably in Taxco, Mexico. Reverse side includes printed number "20" and written number "5/36". The photographer is probably Rogo's husband, Stefan Hirsch. Printed on Velox paper.

Exhibition of Inter-American Art; installation view

Photograph of an exhibition of Inter-American Art, April 16 to May 4, 1943 at the Orient Gallery at Bard College. Held in conjunction with the Inter-American Student Conference at Bard College April 16 to April 18, 1943. Elsa Rogo is seated, speaking…

Folk Chair in Stefan Hirsch's Mexican Studio

View of Hirsch's studio, probably in Taxco, Mexico. In the center is a typical Mexican folk chair which was later adapted by Josef Albers. Hanging on wall: "Scared Horse", by Stefan Hirsch, oil painting. The painting was exhibited at The Downtown…

Group Portrait

Photographic postcard featuring (left) Stefan Hirsch, Elsa Rogo, and (right) Frances Toor, and an unidentified friend posing in front of a painted backdrop. Frances Toor was a prominent historian of Latin American culture and folklore, most notable…

Hirsch and Rogo at Temple of the Warriors, Chichen Itza

Fold-out photograph of Stefan Hirsch and Elsa Rogo. Features the couple posing at the Temple of the Warriors at Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico. Hirsch sits atop the Chak Mol while Elsa poses in the mouth of the Serpent Columns. The site was first…