Adolf Hiremy-Hirschl

Head of a Young Woman,

c. 1889,

chalk on brown paper


Adolf Hiremy-Hirschl (1860, Temesvar, Austria-Hungary-1933, Rome)

Head of a Young Woman (probably Saint Cecilia)

black and white chalk on brown paper

25 x 17.5 cm

c. 1889

signed lower right A. Hirschl and inscribed Roma

This drawing is believed to be a study for Hiremy-Hirschl's painting "Saint Cecilia" of 1889.  See Adolf Hiremy Hirschl, Matthiesen Fine Art, London, 1987, at pages 36-37; the same model is seen in the Cecilia study on page 37 (fig. 6).