(1816 - 1886)
Adolf Hirsch was active/lived in Sweden. Adolf Hirsch is known for painting.
Biography Adolf Hirsch
Piersch was born 1848 in Gradaz in Krain. He was first trained by the Graz Academy and Gallery Director Heinrich Schwach and finally completed his studies at the Graz Academy in 1879. This was followed by study trips to Rome, Venice and Florence. After several years of residence in Dresden, Piersch moved to England, where he became an important portraitist of the upper class. He portrayed among others the Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph, Pope Leo XII and created numerous female portraits from the British and European aristocracy.