HIRSH, Marilyn. Chicago 1.1.1944 — New York City 17.10.1988. U.S. Art Historian, Illustrator and Author. Born in a Jewish family, her father owned a meat market. Graduated in art 1965 from Carnegie Mellon Institute. Several years teacher of English in India. Taught Indian and Buddhist art at Cooper Union and the New York University Institute of Fine Arts. Married 1973 James H. Harris. Died of cancer.
Publications: “Mahendravarman I Pallava: Artist and Patron of Māmallapuram”, Art. As. 48, 1987, 109-130.
– Wrote and illustrated children’s books, also wrote on Jewish matters.