It has not been possible to represent Martha Schrag with a colour print. This September 9. 1914n “Kunst und Leben” calendar plate of the Augustabrücke in Dresden September 9. 1914 is as close as it gets.
Schlieben-Röver, Ida Caroline Elize Hedwig von (Hagenow in Mecklenburg 07-01-1882 - 1928)
Painter, portraitist illustrator and etcher. Also known as Hedwig von Schlieben-Warnow (probably referring to river Warnow, a small stream north of Ludwigslust). Also said to have been born in Ludwigslust/Parow.
Possibly daughter of estate owner and mayor of Hagenow (“Gutsbezitser, Advokat, Rechtsanwalt, Hofrath, Burgermeister”) George Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Röver (before known in Penzlin. Studied law in Rostock (1862) and was appointed judge and university secretary in Rostock) (born Dargun 22-08-1842 - 1900), her mother’s name is not known but she was born in 1844.
Student of her later husband Ludwig von Schlieben and of Walter Thor (1870-1929) and Hermann Groeber (1865-1935). Known from a handful of exquisite children( girls) portrait etchings. Her children portraits were also published as postcards by publishing house Franz Hanfstaengel. Worked in Munich for illusive Munich magazine ”Jugend”. One of the postcards obviously shows a Dutch girl before a Dutch windmill suggesting she visited the Netherlands.
Lived from 1903 in Munich and from 1906 in Ober-alting in upper-Bavaria. She created an illustration in“Kinder- und Jugendzeitschrift: Heim der Jugend”, Vol. I 1905).
Married in Ober-Alting 1905 painter Joachim Tonco Ludwig von Schlieben b. (Großenhain 1875 - 1957 Munich). They had a son Ulrich von Schlieben (b. Munich 21-08-1911) who became an engineer and invented, designed, developed, perfected and manufactured the “Schärf-Fix” skiving tool (to “thin” leather, a process known as paring, used by shoemakers and bookbinders etc…) and other precision tools and instruments in his one-man Munich enterprise.
Dresslers KHB 1921: Munich, Viktor Scheffelstrasse 9. Member RvBK.