Anna Zinkeisen(1901-1976), Painter
Anna Katrina Zinkeisen
Sitter in 10 portraits
Artist of 2 portraits
Portrait painter and muralist. Anna Zinkeisen won a scholarship to the Royal Academy Schools from Harrow School of Art, and in 1920 and 1921 received the Landseer Award. She later worked for Wedgwood as a ceramics designer. With her sister Doris, Anna painted murals for the passenger liners RMS Queen Mary and RMS Queen Elizabeth. She later specialised in pathological and clinical drawing. During the Second World War she worked in the casualty ward at St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, in the mornings and painted in a disused operating theatre in the afternoons.
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