Elisabeth von Eicken (German painter) 1862 - 1940
She was born as the third daughter of Hermann Wilhelm von Eicken (1816-1873) and Anna Elisabeth Borchers (1836-1916) in Mülheim an der Ruhr. From 1871 to 1878 she attended the Lyceum Luis urban school in her hometown. After studying in Merano, Menton, Geneva and Berlin carried her crucial training was in Paris at Edmond Yon. In this time were added strong influences of the Barbizon School and Alfred Sisley in landscape painting. From 1894 she was a freelance artist in the artist colony Ahrenshoop and in Berlin-Grunewald. She was regularly represented since 1894 at the Great Berlin Art Exhibition, but also on many international art exhibitions abroad.