Schwartz was truly a revolutionary and unique artist. In 1880 he joined a big opposition against the Royal academy in Copenhagen and formed “the free art schools” with his fellow artists.They felt that they couldn’t grow as artist at the royal academy and started their own school where they learned and got inspired from each other instead of the classical master painters. Schwartz choose to isolate himself from the art industry and was known to be very shy and passionate about his art. His isolation meant that he truly could develop this own painting style and technique. Some of Schwartz few friends was the artists P.S Krøyer and Julius Lange and together they travelled to Spain to paint in 1878. Later on Schwartz got the opportunity to work and decorate on many buildings in Copenhagen, and his most famous work is the Glyptotek building in centre of the city. After Schwartz death in 1917, the public got for the first time a really good view of his art, and his paintings got frequently exhibited and highly admired and talked about.
Attended the Royal Art Academy in Copenhagen in 1866.
Charlottenborg: Frequently exhibited between 1874-1890 and after the artists death in 1931, 1954 and 1977.
The Danish Art Forum: 1929
The Skovgaard Museum:1979
The State Museum of Art: 1982
The Art Museum of Fyn : 1990.
Schwartz is listed in artprice.com and his oils have been sold for $4,361. (Bruun Rasmussen, Denmark. 05-03-2001.Lot. No 1009)