The harbour print is known as “Das Grüne Schiff” and is showing the harbour and lighthouse of Travemünde near Lübeck at the Ostsee. She is known to have exhibied in Berlins “Große Kunstausstellung” in 1925 together with Johanna Metzner, Marie Rollé, Ilse Schüte-Schur and Sella Hasse.
A second print is known of a moored green fishing ship in Travemünde. The painting of a fountain in Sanssouci park in Potsdam near Berlin is also by her.
M.C. (Marie Claire ?) Cläre Schmidt-Weissenberg
Painter and printmaker. Known by 4 colour woodblock prints. The signature reads M.C. Schmidt-Weissenberg (Marie Claire ?). She may have been the wife (or possibly his sister) of Dr. Kurt Schmidt (Colmnitz near Dresden 22-04-1866- in or after 1932) who lived/worked in 1932 at the same address.
She obviously travelled to America’s West coast, possibly even emigrated.
Read more in “Das HAUS der Frau”, Volume I.
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