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Catalog Number 2008.71.675
Object Name Drawing
Description Framed sketch of a girl (Susanne Hirt) sitting on a blue stool, and holding a doll. The girl is wearing a blue dress, has black shoes with white socks, and has a blue ribbon in her hair. She is sitting in a small patch of grass. The doll she is holding has a white dress and black hair.

Drawing is in a dark wood frame with beveled edges, and a ridge design.
Artist Hermann Hirsch
Medium Pastel/Paper
Source Hirt/Hirsch Family Estate
Provenance Hermann Hirsch (b. June 4, 1861, d. March 1, 1934) was a German-Jewish painter known for his portraits and landscapes. Hirsch studied at The Academy of Arts of Berlin starting in 1881. His last known painting was completed in 1933. Hirsch committed suicide the following year on March 1.

Most of Hirsch's work made it out of Germany with his relatives. This painting was given to Hirsch's niece, Susanne Hirt. The painting was given to the Museum as part of her estate.
Place of Origin Germany
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