Anne Mary Wickes was born in Bengal, India, like her sister, Julia Katherine Wickes. Eventually she became an artist and was based in Hampstead, London. She exhibited her work at three of the Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions (1915, 1920, 1922). The Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition catalogues indicate that she was a portrait painter.
1 Attic black-figure lekythos depicting a woman aboard a chariot, in the manner of the Haimon Painter, 475 – 450 BC. Purchased from AM Wickes, 1929 [Ure Museum 29.11.3].
2 Attic black-figure lekythos, decorated with a symposium scene, featuring both male guests and female musicians, in the manner of the Haimon Painter, 475 – 450 BC. Purchased from AM Wickes, 1929 [Ure Museum 29.11.2].
1 Anne Mary Wickes’ letter to Percy Ure discussing her father’s employment history, including his work at Lake Copais. She notes that antiquities she offers Ure for sale “were collected by and in some cases given by the peasantry of Boeotia to my father – who was greatly liked by the people – “.
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