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Hirsch, Joseph

Born: 1910, Philadelphia, PA Died: 1981

American -

1927-31: studied at Pennsylvania School of Industrial Art

1930s: mworked for Works Progress Administration, painted several murals in Philadelphia.

1932: studied with George Luks in New York

1935: traveled to Europe, spent some time at American Academy in Rome, Italy.

Taught at Chicago Art Institute; American Art School, NY

Biographical Notes
Joseph Hirsch was a social realist and a humanist who portrayed the common man in his art.