Born in Chicago, IL on Jan. 6, 1893. Mrs. Schwass studied at Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles from 1937 to 1944 under Rich, Holmes, Vysekal, Shrader, Zornes, and Kosa. She also studied privately with Von Schneidau and F. T. Chamberlin. She died in Los Angeles on July 29, 1977.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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