Edward August D. Schwarz was born in Stuttgart, Germany in 1862. Schwarz graduated from the Stuttgart Polytechnic Institute before moving to Fresno, CA. By the 1890s he was studying painting locally with Frederick Bauer. He remained in Fresno until his death on March 11, 1929.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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