William Samuel Schwartz
(1896 - 1977)
William Samuel Schwartz was active/lived in Nebraska, Illinois. William Schwartz is known for non objective, modernist genre-figure-views.
Biography William Samuel Schwartz
William Samuel Schwartz was born in Smorgen, Russia on February 23, 1896 and died in Chicago February 10, 1977. He studied at the Vilna Art School in Russia from 1908 to 1912.
At the age or sixteen he immigrated to America and three years later entered the Art Institute of Chicago where he was awarded a scholarship. To help support himself, he worked 16 hours a day waiting on tables, ushering in theatres, singing in concerts and operas. In 1912, the year after graduation from the School at the Chicago Art Institute (with honors in life study, portraiture and general excellence in painting), he made his American debut at the annual show of Artists of Chicago and Vicinity. Since that time his work has been seen in national and int
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