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The following information is provided by Mary Robertson, Biographer, Le Musee Schwatschke London WC1:
John SCHWATSCHKE is an Irish-born (Dublin, 1943) portrait painter of Austro-Irish parents. His original ambition was to be a concert pianist and composer, and he gave three piano recitals of classical works and his own compositions in Waterford, Vevey and Tours. However, his friendship with the Irish President de Valera (whom he painted as Chancellor of the National Univers (showing 500 of 2311 characters).