By: Isidore Singer
Hungarian painter; born at Temesvar, Hungary, Jan. 31, 1860; studied (1874-1882) at the Vienna Academy, where for two years (1882-1884) he won a traveling scholarship of 3,000 kronen. In 1893 he settled at Rome. Among his paintings are: "The Death of St. Cecilia"; "Hannibal's March Across the Alps"; "The Vandals Attacking Rome"; "The Plague at Rome"; "Ahasuerus"; and "The Bridal Procession." Hirschl has been awarded many prizes at the art expositions of Vienna, among them being the "Kaiser-Preis" (1891) and the Great Golden State's Medal (1898). In 1899 he changed his name to Hiremy-Hirschl.