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Marie Pauline Pickering

b: 31 Aug 1820 Sankt Marien Kirche,
…… Danzig Stadt, Westpreussen, Prussen
d: 8 Feb 1902, Berlin, Brandenburg, Prussia, Germany  [age 80]


Muggau Estate by Marie Pickering

Maire was an excellent artist and quite a few of her sketches, watercolors, and drawing still exist.


Notes for Marie Pauline Pickering: Two sketchbooks, 89 and 42 leaves with ~ 140 image-wise executed, some double-page pen and pencil drawings, this mostly watercolors, mostly titled and mostly dated, mainly seascapes and vistas of the island of Usedom Heringsdorf and Ahlbeck and resin scenery and views to Gdansk, sheet size up 24 x 16.5 cm, 1878-1885 4501 Many of the finely executed drawings showing views of the seaside resort Heringsdorf and Ahlbeck with palatial villas and beach games, the exact labels can be localized to the views and give an impression of this rare seaside resorts to frühwilheminischen time Marie Pauline Pickering was the second child of Mr and Mrs Peter Pickering (1785 – 1865) and Emilie Henriette Steffens (1794 – 1877), born Peter Pickering came from a distinguished English artist Dynasty and Emilie Henriette came from the significant and rich Danzig merchant family Steffens (Steffen house Gdansk), 1822 the family moved to the estate Müggau in Gdansk.


“Ahlbeck, 14 September 1880” drawn by Marie Pauline Pickering