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    Edward Muegge "Buck" Schiwetz (American, 1898-1984)
    Group of Three Country Scenes
    Watercolor on paper, each
    8-3/4 x 10-1/2 inches (22.2 x 26.7 cm) (sight)
    Each signed lower right: Em Schiwetz


    Edward Muegge "Buck" Schiwetz was born at Cuero, Texas to a banker father and an artistic mother. Although Schiwetz dreamed of being an artist, his father insisted he study engineering at the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (now Texas A&M University) before Schiwetz eventually switched to the study of architecture, graduating in 1921.

    Schiwetz exhibited in most of the important Texas exhibitions of the 1930s, thus placing him squarely in the Regionalist camp, if not always in style then certainly in philosophy. He also exhibited in the "Artists of Southeast Texas" annuals at Beaumont from 1937 through 1939 (one of the first and more important regionalist Texas art exhibitions of the late 1930s). By 1948 five Texas museums had hosted solo exhibitions for Schiwetz's work, and by the 1950s he had been showing his work regionally and nationally and winning prizes, particularly for his watercolors.


    Condition Report*: Minor overall paper discoloration with a few small spots of staining along upper edge in all three works; not examined out of frame; framed under glass. Framed Dimensions 16 X 18 Inches
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