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Chaplain, Vernon and Paul Auban. At the Paris Salon 1909 he
exhibited a silvered Plaquette; in 1910: Three Plaquettes: Mam
Cooz Pennec ; Tad Cooz Pennec ; La veille bretonne ;
Souvenir medal ; Au bord de la mer, galvano.

SCHWAB, HANS (Swiss). Mint-master at Berne, 1485.

SCHWAAB & CO, W. (Austr.). Die-sinking establishment at Vienna;



makers of buttons, tickets, badges. They issued a brass plaquette
with portrait of Field Marshal Radetsky.

SCHWAB. MARX(Gir/;/.). Goldsmith of Augsburg, circ. 1550. He
is supposed to have been the inventor ot the coining-press, which
France obtained in 1550 trom Augsburg. In French documents ot
the period he is named Chevalier du Saint-Sepnlcre (q. v.).

SCHWABE, HEINRICH (Genii.). Contemporary Sculptor of Nurem-
berg, born at Wiesbaden, 30. October 1847, who also modelled
Portrait-medallions and Medals (Wiitelsb., 458). He worked for
Lauer, and modelled for this firm the Portrait-medal of the Emperor
Frederick, commemorating his siay at San Remo (illustrated in
Vol. Ill, p. 317), and another on the Accession of William II.,
1888, signed : H. SCHWABE SCVL. | W. LAUER FEC. ; also: Graf
Moltke, 1890, etc.

SCHWABE, NICOLAUS (Germ.}. Pupil of Valentin Maler of Nurem-
berg, worked as an Engraver and Modeller in wax at Dresden
towards the end of the eighties in the sixteenth century. Between
1590 and 1599 we find him following the profession of a Medallist at
Copenhagen, where in 1602 he was appointed Master of the Mint.
In 1628 he was pensioned off on account of old age. He signed his
medals : MS; NS: NIC.SC.F., and also NICOLA. SCVAP.FEC. I have
noted the Engraver's signature NS on a Thaler of Christian IV. of
Denmark, 1 527, and he produced a series of Portrait-medals of the
six kings of Denmark of the house of Oldenburg. The medal
illustrated here of Christian IV of Denmark is signed : NICOLA.




Christian IV. of Denmark.



SCDAP.FEC., and is dated 1596. One of 1598 signed: C.L. R.M.
NIC.S.F. (Cum licentia regiae majestatis) occurred in the Gutekunst
Collection (Mer~bacber Sale Catalogue, Miinchen, 1900).



Erman hesitates to attribute the cast medallions of later date of
the same king to Schwabe.

BIBLIOGRAPHY. Erman, op. cit. Chr. Lange, op. cit. Berliner Mun^bldtter.

SCHWABEN, C. (Germ.'}. Medallist at Frankfort-on-M. about 1742;
t 1752.

SCHWAIGER, CHRISTOPH (Germ.'}. Gem-engraver, born in 1532,
died in 1600, and probably flourished at Augsburg, In the verses
beneath his portrait by Lucas Kilian, he is compared to Pyrgoteles
for his talent in engraving (Vide King, Antique Gems, p. 267;
Mariette, op. cit., p. 124). He is also called, no doubt erroneously
SCHWARGEN (Babelon, Pierres grave'es, p. 283). Fide SCHWEIGER.

SCHWAMBERG, ERASMUS (Bobem.}. Mint-master-general for
Bohemia, 1532.

SCHWAMBERG, HANS ERASMUS VON (Bohem.). Mint-master-
general for Bohemia, 1562-1566.

SCHWANEFELDER (Germ.}. Chief-engraver at the Koenigsberg
(Prussia) mint, 1751-1754 (1756?) under Frederick II. the Great.
His dies are usually signed : S.

SCHWANENBERGER, HANS (Germ.} and his widow, Goldsmiths
at Munich, circ. 1593-1600, had some connection with the Munich
mint (Mitth. derbayer. Num. Gesellscbaft, xix, 35-37).

SCHWANTHALER, LUDWIG MICHAEL (Germ.}. Sculptor of the
nineteenth century, and author of the colossal monument repre-
senting Bavaria at Munich. His portrait occurs on a medal by
Birnbock, 1850, commemorating the unveiling of the monument.

Born 26. August 1802 atMunich; died there 15. November 1848.

SCHWARGEN Vide SCHWAIGER, CHRISTOPH supra.

SCHWARTZ, HANS (Germ.}. Medallist of the first half of the
sixteenth century, born at Augsburg circ. 1492 or 1493, date of
death unknown. The period of his activity is comprised between
1516 and 1527.

Schwartz was one of the greatest artists of his day in his partic-
ular branch, and stands out conspicuously from amongst his
contemporaries because of his marked individuality. He does not
appear to have been influenced, as D r Habich remarks, either by the
Italian or German schools; his style is always original though his
productions vary in artistic merit.



Prof. Adolf Erman, who had only Neudorffer's notice of the
artist to go by, was the first to draw attention to Hans Schwartz
and to compile a tentative list of his medals (Deutsche Medailhiire,
1884, pp. 20-27). He detected in the Felix collection the medal
reproduced below, showing the Medallist's self portrait, and by
comparing this piece with others presenting the same characteristics
of style and treatment he was able to group them together as works
of the Master. To the fifty medals ascribed to Hans Schwartz by
Erman, D r Habich has now added another fifty, and the list is
probably by no means complete.




Self-Portrait of Hans Schwartz.

I give, after D r Habich, the following forms of signatures which
occur on the works of Hans Schwartz :




Monograms of Hans Schwartz.

Very little is known of the artist's life. Neudorfler calls him a
son of Ulrich Schwartz, and states that he was apprenticed to
Stephan Schwartz, and also that he was presented as an apprentice
in 1506 to the guild of painters, goldsmiths, sculptors, etc. He
served four years' apprenticeship, and another six as journeyman,
so at least we may conclude, as the youth's first signed work is
dated 1516. No mention exists of his obtaining the Mastership, but



the free art of the Medallist (Konterfetter) did not probably require



this legitimation.




Albert Durer. Wood Medallion.




Anne blessing the infant Christ.

The year of the imperial diet 1518 saw the artist in full activity
at Augsburg. A year later \ve find him at Nuremberg, whither he



4^5




Lamentations over the body of Christ.




Konrad Peutinger.



had been invited by the Provost of St. Sebald, Melchior Pfinzing,
whose portrait he had modelled in 1518. Here he became intimately
acquainted with his famous contemporaries, Ludwig Krug, and
especially Albrecht Diirer, who gave him a sitting for his medal.
In March 1520, he was requested to leave the city on account of
his dealings with the imperial city bailiff, Tilman von Bremen, and
other citizens. In September of the same year he was again at
Augsburg, and in the following spring we find him at Heidelberg,
Worms, Speier, etc. Returning through Swabia, he was allowed to
again take up his residence at Nuremberg in 1525. His last signed
medal is dated 1527 and depicts a citizen of Augsburg. Afterwards
all trace of the artist is lost, unless he may be identified with the
Hans Schwartz of Oettingen, who in 1540 married the widow of
Hans Schaufelin.

Hans Schwartz's earliest signed and dated work is an 'Entomb-
ment', carved in wood (1516), which D r Habich styles" a Donatello
in a Burgkmaier shrine ",a true Renaissance production savouring of
the Quattro Cento. Four medallions in boxwood, executed about
the same period, show a close connection with Italian prototypes.
Two are in the Kaiser Friedrich Museum, Berlin : ' Anne blessing
the Child Jesus ', and ' Lamentations over the body of Christ '
(both illustrated), and the other two : 'The Judgment of Paris', and
'Death with a nude female 'belong to D r Figdor of Vienna. In the
Louvre are a statuette of Eve and an 'Ecce Homo', neither signed,
by this Master.

The actual series of Schwartz's medals begins in 1517 with a
Portrait-medallion of Konrad Peutinger. I have compiled the
following list from Erman and D r Habich's indications :



MEDALS.

1516. i. Emperor Maximilian (Domamg,Er^hausOester. II, i o).

1517. 2. Konrad Peutinger, of Augsburg (BerL Mus.; Tre'sor,

17, 2).

1518. 3. Frederick II., Count Palatine (BerL Mus.).

4. Melchior Pfinzing ; 1$L. ANIMO FORTI VINCITVR CVPIDO.

Female figure and column (BerL Mus.; Erman,
p.2fi.Habich, P1.E>,5).

5. Melchior Pfinzing. A variety, small (Vienna).

6. Sebastian von Rotenhan, Councillor of Mayence

(Tre'sor 2, 3. Habich, PI. A, 9).

7. Johann Burgkmaier, painter of Augsburg (BerL Mus.

Dannenberg) .

8. Jakob Fugger (Erman, p. 24).



9. Otto, Count zu Solms (Tresor, 2, j).

10. Christian of Brunswick (Halnch, fig. 28).

1 1 . Albrecht ot Brandenburg (Menadier, Hohen^ollern II, 6).

12. George of Saxony (Habich, fig. 27).

13. Hans Tummer (Halnch, PI. A, 12).

14. Jakob Elle (Habich, PI. A, 6).

15. Unknown personage, with MDXVIII in the field

(Nuremberg) .

1 6. W. von Jorger (Bergmann, Ber. Manner XI. 49 imi-

tation).

1519. 17. Melchior Pfinzing. This medal occurs with several

reverses, and also with an interesting Spes (Berl.
Mns. - Tre'sor 5, 2. Habich, fig. 45 a).

18. Melchior Pfinzing; small, with bust only, and new

}$L . (Danmnberg) .

19. Ulrich Stark and his wife (Berl. Mus. Habich y

PI. D, 9).

20. Andreas Imhof (Berl. Mus.).

21. Lorenz Stayber (Berl. Mus. Habich, PI. D, 12).

22. Martin Tucher (Berl. Mus.).

23. Jakob Welser, of Augsburg (Berl. Mus.); 47 mill.

24. Sebald Pfinzing; 1$L. Arms (Berl. Mus. Erman,

PI. I, 6).

25. Lucas Hanolt (Berl. Mus.).

26. Kolman Helmschmid, of Augsburg (Berl. Mus.).

27. Sigmund von Dietrichstein (Berl. Mus.).

28. Hans Burgkmaier, painter (illustrated. Max

Rosenheim Coll n ).

29. Hans Adam Wurzeburg.

30. Unknown personage (Tre'sor II, 5).

31. Jakob Welser. 36 mill.

1520. 32. Eitel Friedrich von Zollern, ' Hauptmann im Land

Wiirtemberg' (Tre'sor 3, I. Habich, fig. 34).

33. Eitel Hans Langennmantell (Berl. Mus.).

34. Simon von Liebenstein, cononicus at Speier (Berl.

Mus. Habich, PI. D, 10).

35. Charles V. (Habich, fig. 40 ; illustrated).

36. Otto Heinrich, Count Palatine (Habich, p. 32 ;

PI. D, i).

37. Thoman Loffelholz (Habich, fig. 38).

38. Matthaeus Lang; 47 mill. (Vienna). A variety.

39. Bernhard von Cles, bishop ofTrient (Habich, fig. 31).

40. Georg, Count-Palatine, bishop of Speier (Coll. Felix,

Medal Cat. I, 156).

41. Another; fyl. Spes (Halnch, PL C, i).

L. FORREK. Biographical Notices o) Medallists. V. 27



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42. Another (Heraus V, 8 and 9).

43 . Cyriacus von Polheim (Bergmann, Ber. Manner XI, 51).

44. Georg Truchsess von Waldburg (Coll. Greene, Cat. Hess

II, part. Ill, 52).




Hans



ayr.



45. Another {Vicuna). A variety.

46. Ludwig V., Count Palatine (Habich, fig. 39),



1522



47- Johann II, Count Palatine Simmern-Spanheim(7/fl/>*V/;,
PLD/xj).

48. Unknown personage: in field : M.D. .x.x. (Habich,

P1.B, 7 ).

49. Johann II., of Simmern-Spanheim, en face portrait

(Munich ; Habich, fig. 55).

50. Franz von Sickingen (Tresor, 8).

51. Victor Schutz (Habicb, fig. 46).

52. Lucia Dorrer (Habicb, PI. B, 8).




Charles V.



i)23- 53- Toman Loffelholz (Habich, p. 32, fig. 38).
54. Sigismund von Hohenlohe (Munich).
5 5 . Sebastian Schedell and his wife Barbara Pfinzing( Tresor,

5,5)-

56. Johann II., von Spanheim (Habich, fig. 53).

57. Georg, bishop of Speier (Coll. Felix, Med. cat. 197).

58. Jakob Fugger. Small, 20 mill.

59. Georg von Schwalbach, provost at Speier (Vienna).

60. LudwigV.. Count Palatine (Habich, PI. D, 2).

61. Johann Kle'mmuUer (Habich, PI. D, n).
Undated 62. Hans Schwartz, self portrait (illustrated).

63. The brothers Sigismund, Melchior, Ulrich, Seytried

and Martin Pfinzing(Zter/. Mus. Habicb, fig. 52).

64. Ulrich Starck (act. 35). (Berl. Mus. Dannenberg. -

Habich, PL D, 8).

65. Matthaeus Lang, coadjutor of Salzburg (Berl. Mus.).

66. Ursula Seifried Pfinzingin (Berl. Mus. - Habich,

PI. C, 2).

67. Ursula Andreas Imhof (Berl. Mus . Illustrated).



1524
1525



1526
1527



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68. Martin Pfinzing (Bed. Mus.}.

69. Anna Martin Pfinzing (Berl. Mus. Habicb, PI. C, 1 1).

70. Felizitas Hans Imhot (Berl. Mus. Erman, PI. I, 5 .

Habicb, PI. C, 10).




Ursula Andreas Imhot".



71. Margareta Tetzel (Berl. Mus. - Habicb, PL C, 12).

72. Bonaventura Furtenbach (Berl. Mus.}.

73. Georg Schlauderspacher (Berl. Mus. Habich, PI. C,

4)-

74. Friedrich Peham (Behaim) (Berl. Mus.}.




Albrecht Durcr.



75- Johannes Wenck, abbot at Heilbronn (~Berl. Mus.
Habicb, fig. 42).

76. Berthold, Count zu Henneberg (Bed. Mus.).

77. Georg, Count zu Wiirttemberg (Tresor 19, 11).

78. Alexander Martine (Bed. Mus.).

79. Georg Volckhamer (act. 24). (&T/. M/u.).

80. Hieronymus Tucher (Bed. Mus.).
8r. Bernhard Baumgartner (Bed. Mus.).

82. Albrecht Diirer (Bed. Mus. illustrated}.




Christian, archbishop of Bremen.

83. Ulrich LinckC&r/. Mm.).

84. Unknown personage, bearded head with hat, high

relief; signed (Dannenberg).

85. Joachim I. of Brandenburg (Bed. Mus. - Habicb,

PI.B.H).

86. Philipp, Count zu Solms (Tresor, 2, 6).

87. Hugo, Count Montfort (Bed. Mus.).

88. Jorg von Elcz, knight of the Teutonic Order; aet,

42 (Bed. Mus. Habicb. pi. A, 8).

89. Another; smaller (Tresor, 14,9).



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90. Siegmund von Dietrichstein ; fyL Arms (Bcrl. M//J.).

91. Sieg. von Herbersuin (Tresor, 7, 5. Habich,

PL A, 10).

92. Christian, archbishop of Bremen (illustrated).

93. Christian, king of Denmark (Siiwmis, V Art dn

medailleiir en Belgiqne, VI. 5).

94. Stephan Westner (Coll. James Simon, n 391.

Habicb,v\. C. 5).

95. Jakob Murmann (Habich t fig. 35).

96. Hieronymus Ebner (Habich, PI. C, 6). A variety in

Vienna.

97. Hans Tummer (Habich, PL C, 3).

98. Heinrich, Count von Schlick (Habich, fig. 33).

99. Charles, connetable de Bourbon (Habich, fig. 54).

100. Maximilian von Berghen (Zevenbergen) (Coll. Delbecke,

Cat. Hess, 1891, PL 2, 80).

101. Unknown personage (Habich, PL B, 2).

102. Another, with monogram P and K (Habich, PL A, 7).




Charles V.

103. Another with tyL. VERLOGEN.VXD. .NEYDISCH, etc.

(Habich, fig. 56).

104. Another (Tresor, III, 3).

105. Heinrich, bishop of Worms (Habich, PL D, 3).

106. Alexander Schwartz (Habich, PL A, 2). Uncle of Hans

Schwartz.

107. UlrickStarck (Habich, PL D, 7).



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roS. Kunz von der Rosen (Habicb, PI. B, i).

109. Charles V. (Habicb, fig. 31. - Illustrated).

1 10. Archduchess Margaret of Austria, Regent of the

Netherlands.

PORTRAIT MEDALLIONS IN WOOD.

Albrecht Diirer (Brunswick. Habicb, fig. 47).
Unknown personage (Louvre. Habicb] fig. 48).

possibly Johann II. von Spanhcim (Berl.
Mas. Habicb, fig. 50 a).

(Bav. Nat. Mm. Habicb, fig. 51).
Ulrich Stark (Coll. Felix}.
Jakob Fugger (several varieties),
Martin Tucher (Berl. Mus. Habicb, fig. 49).
Urban Labenwolf (Berl. Mus. Habicb, fig. 52 a).




Martin Tucher.

Erman has had the good fortune to recognize as works of Hans
Schwartz the drawings (numbering 124 so far) so-called : "Durer
profile Heads", which are preserved in Berlin, Bamberg, Weimar
and elsewhere. Many of these drawings have been identified as
sketches for medals; Erman gives 35 and D r Habich 14 more. They
were drawn from life.

The portrait of Matthew Lang on the currency of this archbishop
of Salzburg is taken from Schwartz's medal (Habicb, fig. 29), and
likewise that of bishop Bernhard von Cleson the currency of Trient



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(Habich, fig. 31, 32). Even the Thalers of George of Saxony show
the artist's medallic portrait of the Duke (Habich, fig. 27).

The medallic portrait gallery ot early sixteenth century German
celebrities by Hans Schwartz is a remarkable one. Let it suffice to men-




Obverse of Medallic Double Thaler of Matthaus Lang, of Salzburg, 1521.

don the portraits of Hans Burgkmaier, D r Peutinger, Jakob Fugger,
Melchior Pfinzing, Lucia Dorerin, "the tenth Muse and Germany's




Alexander Schwarz.

ornament ", and above all Albrecht Durer, whose sympathetic
figure the artist depicted carved in wood and sunk in metal. The



medals of Charles V., executed during the Emperor's residence at
Heilbronn, soon after his coronation, are very realistic in port-
traiture.

Schwartz' medals are the productions of a Portrait-carver, and
stand in contrast with those of Daucher, which exhibit the noble
art of relief plastic in stone. He is an impressionist. His style is
vigorous and bold. He sacrifices details for expression. D r Habich
resumes his masterly critique of the artist by saying " Unserem
modernen plastischen Empfinden steht Schwartz zweifellos na'her
als irgendein anderer deutscher Medailleur. An Einfachheit der
Haltung und Energie derCharakteristikkann einzig er den Meistern
der italienischen Quattrocentomedaille verglichen warden. Abererst
wenn im Geschmack des kunstfreundlichen Publikums die gegen-
wa'rtig so beliebte"Kunstmedaille", dieses franzosischeSalonprodukt,
durch ein echtes Gebilde der Plastik ersetzt ist, wird fur Hans Schwarz
die Stunde kommen und seiner lang verkannten Kunst ihr Recht
werden. "

D r Domanig in Deutsche Medaille suggests after D r Habich, that
it is not always possible to discriminate quite absolutely between
the works of Hans Schwarz and Hans Daucher.

BIBLIOGRAPHY. D r G. Habich, Hans Schwar^, Studien ^ur deittschen Renaissance-
medaiUe, Sonderabdruck aus dem Jahrbuch der Koniglich Preussischen Kunst-
sammlungen, 1906, Heft I. Erman, Deutsche Medailleure, 1884. D r E. Merz-
bacher, Kiinst-Medaillen-Katalog, Munchen, 1900. - Bolzenthal, op. cit. -
Domanig, Portrdtmedaillen, &c. Ibid, Die Deutsche Medaille. Ca hn, Sammlun^-
Met^ler. Numismatische Zeitschrift, XX, 394. Num. Chron., 1904, p. 42.
Catalogue of the Dresden Exhibition of Medals, 1906. Menadier, Schaumun^eii des
Houses Hohenipllern, 1901.

SCHWARTZ, HANS (Austr.}. Mint- master at Vienna, 1518-1532,
reappointed on ir. August 1522 in succession to T. Behem. Con-
demned to death for forgery, and executed in the same year
(Luschin von Ebengreuth, Wiens Mun^wesen, Handel und Verkekr
im spateren Mittelalter , Wien, 1902).

SCHWARTZ, Prof. STEPHAN (Austr.}. Contemporary Sculptor, and
Medallist, and K. K. Professor at the Viennese Academy; born at
Neutra, 20. August 185 1 ; studied at Pest under Landauer, 1865, and
learned chasing at Vienna, 1867, with Dziedzinski and Hanusch.
He was employed for some time, until 1870, byj. C. Klinkosch
(at the time, Mayrhofer and Klinkosch), using his spare moments in
studying sculpture under Prof. Otto Konig.

He is at the present time Professor of sculpture and medal-
engraving at the " Kunstgewerbeschule " in Vienna. At the Paris
Universal Exhibition, 1900, he obtained a <pld medal, and also one
at the Jubilee Exhibition of the Berlin Academy.

Since 1876 he is Director of a school of chasing and engraving.



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The following is a list of Prof. Schwartz's principal medal lie
productions: 1880. Louise Kratschwil, medallion (50 mill.); -

1 88 1. R. von Eitelberger, chased bronze casting (82 mill.); -

1882. Three children playing at balls, repousse work (83 mill.);
1883. R. von Eitelberger, profile portrait, bronze casting, gilt
(no mill.); 1885. Prince Hohenlohe, portrait, bronze chasing
(96 mill.); - National Hungarian Exhibition at Budapest, 1885
(66 and 50 mill.); Seven Medallions: The works of benevo-
lence of Saint Elizabeth, atter Moritz von Schwind's drawings,
repousse silver (each 35 mill, diam.); 1886. Rudolf von Eitelberger,
bronze casting (123 mill.); Another, of the same (62 mill.); -




1887. Jos. Falnesics, profile portrait, bronze casting (165 and
124 mill.); 1888. Jubilee Industrial Exhibition (64 and

161 mill.); 1889. Large Plate, Arts ands Industries ; - Theodor
Billroth, profile portrait (62 and 120 mill.); 1890. Sculpture,
bronze casting (128 mill.); - Leopoldine Schwartz, profile
portrait (88 mill.); - Vienna Fashion (145); - 1891. Portrait-
medallion of a Child, low relief (88 mill.) ; Portrait-medallion
of an old Man, high relief (88 mill.); - 1892. Herr und Frau
Eduard Friedmann, oval Portrait-medallion (75 and 60 mill.); -
Jeannette von Eitelberger, portrait-plaquette (128X97 niill.) ;
Eugen Weissel, portrait-plaquette (125x9 5 mill.); The Morning,
bronze casting (208 X 160 mill.); - The Evening, bronze casting
(208x160 mill.); Julius Wiesner, profile portrait (62 and



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122 mill.); 1893. Stephan and Rudolf Schwartz, profile portraits
(i6ox 120 mill.) ; Otto Koenig in his workshop, silver casting,
chased (197x153 mill.); Ferdinand Kirschner, portrait-
medallion in repousse silver (i 18 mill.); Raphael Conner, medal
and medallion (69 and 209 mill. ; one illustrated} ; - Comple-
tion of the Hofburg at Vienna (70 mill., and Medallion);

- 1894. Edmund Lidner, Portrait-medallion (118 mill.); -
Charlotte Siess, Portrait-plaquette (130x96 mill.); - Julius
Andrassy (80 and 1 18 mill.); 1895. Vindobona, medallion
(50 mill.); A. Jest, boy's head (50 mill.); 1896. Lili Michalek,
portrait-plaquette (150 X no mill.); - St. Hubert, medallion (in
various sizes, 98, 40-10 mill.); - 1897. Carl Schenkl, profile




Raphael Donner.

portrait (32 mill.); - Minna Herdtle, portrait plaquette (150 X
113 mill.); - David R. von Schonherr (41 mill.; medallion.
129 mill.); 1898. Victor von Renner, portrait-plaquette (ijox
122 mill.); Francis Joseph I., portrait-medallion (various sizes,
43 to 34 mill.); Empress Elizabeth, portrait-medallion (.43-34,
and 85-68 mill.); - Maiglockchen, plaquette (190 X 135 mill.);
Francis Joseph I.. Jubilee, oval (3 sizes, 22 X 18 mill.) ; Empress
Elizabeth, the companion portrait; Death of the Empress Elizabeth
(two sizes, 40 and 30 mill. ; medallion, 100 mill.) ; 1899. Grand
Duchess Elizabeth Feodorowna, profile portrait (200 mill.); -
Piety (2OOX 150 mill.); Ferdinand von Miller, profile portrait
(41 mill., and medallion, 206 mill.); 1900. Wilhelm von Miller



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(6 r mill., and cast medallion, 206 mill.); Stone-mason at
work, triangular (40x21 mill.); D r Anton Dworak, portrait-
plaquette (62x44, an d 104X144 mill.); - - Treasure finder,




Death of Empress Elizabeth.

pendant (30 mill.); A Tale (A/". and^R. 40-30 mill. ; Empress
Elizabeth as consoler of the poor and cripples, plaquette (205 X
143 mill.); Medicinal Spring with representation of the four
ages of Man (175 X 130 mill.); 1901. Gabriel Sedlmayr, profile



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portrait (66 mill., and cast, 150 mill.); " Gschnasfest" of the
Society of Viennese sculptors (31 x 24 mill.); Austria's partici-
pation in the Paris Exhibition, 1900, plaquette (72 X 54 mill.) ;
1902. Badge of the Society of Viennese artists; Local Railways
ofBukowin; 1906. Silver Wedding of Arthur Krupp, of Berndorf;
Commemorative medal of the Bukarest Exhibition ; Schiller
(several varieties); 1907. Portrait-plaquette of D r johann Exle and
consort; - Hubertuskapelle at Walster near Miirzzuschlag; -
Portrait-plaquette of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven; - - 1908.
Portrait-plaquettes of Otto Konigand consort; Sigmund Exner,
1906; H. von Angeli, 1907 ; H. E. Marquis de Reverseaux,
French ambassador at Vienna, 1907; Plaquette representing
Miners at work ; Viribus Unitis, Plaquette; Veiled Virgin ; -
Schiller Festivities, Homage by Viennese Ladies ; William Tell ;



5 Denara of Peter I. of Scrvia.



Bopura Deru ; - - Jubilee Plaquette of Francis Joseph I., 1908
(illustr. Mittb. Ocster. Gescllscb. der fur Miin^- nnd Medaillenkunde,
1909, n 4 , Bei1age2).

Prof. Stephan Schwartz was entrusted by the Servian govern-
ment in 1904 to cut the dies for the coinage of Peter I.




Montenegro, 20 Perpera, 1910.

In 1 909 he engraved a 5 Kronen piece of Francis Joseph I. and
subsidiary currency. The 5 Kronen piece was withdrawn on account
of the artists' full signature ST. SCHWARTZ appearing under the bust.

This engraver is also responsible for the new Montenegrin
gold coinage, consisting of 100, 20 and 10 Perpera pieces. The



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Silver, Nickel and Bronze Coinage of this State was struck at the
Paris Mint, 1909.

Prof. Schwartz has made a great number of pieces in bronze
and marble, many medals and small moulded pieces. Among his
large works may be named " The Engraver Rudolph von Eitel-
berger"; " Cardinal Prince Furstenberg " (Olmiitz) ; "The Styrian
Chief Adventus August! " (Hofburg, Vienna), in stone, " Die
Bliitezeit des Rittertums " (the golden age of chivalry) (Neue
Hofburg, Vienna) ; the marble statue of Seneca ; the marble statue
of Frederick, Count Schonborn (Reichstadtsgebaude, Vienna). His
awards include : Paris, 1878 ; three silver medals; Chicago, 1893,
a medal; Berlin, 1896, a small gold medal; Paris, 1900, a gold
medal; Vienna 1905, the Grand Duke Karl Ludwig's gold medal.
He is a knight of the Franz Josef Order, and Commander of the
H. Sava Order. He is professor in the Royal Art School of Vienna.
He has gained great recognition and has been the teacher of a
majority of the younger men.

At the Salon de la Medaille held at Brussels in connection with
the Universal Exhibition, 1910, the same Artist exhibited a series
of no less than 40 Medals and Plaquettes, which were very much
admired.

At the New York International Medallic Exhibition held in



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