Manfred Schwartz is a well-listed Modernist painter, muralist and
illustrator born in Poland in 1909.
He emigrated to New York at the age of 11 and was a child prodigy. Early
in his career he showed his work alongside that of artists like Maurice
Vlaminck, Bernard Buffet, Edward Hopper, and Andrew Wyeth.
His earliest teachers were John Sloane and Charles Hawthorne, leaders of
the American Ash Can School. His works were exhibited at the Art Institute
of Chicago, the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the Whitney Museum, and the Brooklyn
Museum of Art. He died in 1970.
Another detail of this artwork is below