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The family lived in the home "Yaxley" at 1129 Faithful Street, Victoria. She was a life member of the Victoria Sketch Club, formerly the Island Arts and Crafts Society, and exhibited her paintings with them from 1910 to 1941.
In 1932 Lettice was a signatory to an agreement to boycott the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa for their exhibition and purchase policies related to Canadian artists. She was noted as being a Victoria artist.
LETTICE, Maude M.|
Born in Victoria, daughter of the late Robert Lettice of the Melrose Company, Ltd., Victoria, and one of B.C.'s pioneers. Educated in Victoria and took up the study of Art; her paintings have been hung in galleries in Victoria and Vancouver and private exhibitions in Toronto and Halifax. Among her many patrons are the Duchess of Devonshire, and the late Gov. W.C. Nicol. Is prominent member of the Island Arts and Crafts Society, Victoria. Miss Lettice is an ardent church worker and is a member of Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria. Recreation: Golf and gardening, and is a great walker and lover of animals. Residence: Yaxley, 1120 Faithful St., Victoria, B.C.
WHO'S WHO IN BRITISH COLUMBIA 1937-38-39 (see below)
Lettice was named Woman of the Year during Women's International Year in 1975. Her work is in the collection of the B.C. Provincial Archives. She died in Victoria in 1976 aged 97.
|1932 Oct. 5 - 30||VAG B.C. Artists 1st Annual||Early Morning, Cowichan Bay V.I.|
|1933 Mar. 3 - 15||VAG IACS Vancouver Island Exhibition||The Wrentham Lily Farm, Saanich|
|Early Morning, Shawnigan Lake|
|1933 Sept. 22 - Oct. 15||VAG B.C. Artists 2nd Annual||An August Afternoon|
|1934 Sept. 21 - Oct. 14||VAG B.C. Artists 3rd Annual||Seymour Creek, B.C.|
|1935 Nov. 22 - Dec. 8||VAG B.C. Artists Christmas Exhibition||Springtime in the Uplands, Victoria, B.C.|
|Summer on Saanich Arm, V.I.|
|1936 Sept. 18 - Oct. 11||VAG B.C. Artists 5th Annual||A Mountain Road|
|1938 Sept. 16 - Oct. 9||VAG B.C. Artists 7th Annual||Reflections|
|1939 Mar. 14 - 26||VAG IACS Vancouver Island Exhibition||Reflections|
|A Mountain Road|
|1940 Sept. 20 - Oct. 13||VAG B.C. Artists 9th Annual||August Blue|
|1942 Nov. 3 - 15||FCA Red Cross Benefit||(no information available)|
|1943 Sept. 25 - Oct. 20||VAG B.C. Artists 12th Annual||Evening, Vancouver|
|August, Horseshoe Bay|
|1945 Sept. 22 - Oct. 21||VAG B.C. Artists 14th Annual||Summer|
|1946 Sept. 21 - Oct. 13||VAG B.C. Artists 15th Annual||Fishing Boats|
|1947 Sept. 20 - Oct. 12||VAG B.C. Artists 16th Annual||Arbutus Trees|
|Sugar Maple Camp|
|1948 Sept. 18 - Oct. 10||VAG B.C. Artists 17th Annual||Rhythm|
|1949 Oct. 8 - 30||VAG B.C. Artists 18th Annual||The Sentinels|
WHO'S WHO IN BRITISH COLUMBIA 1937-38-39
A Record of British Columbia Men and Women of Today
S. Maurice Carter Editor & Publisher
Copyright 1939, printed by The Robson Printers, Vancouver B.C.
208 pages, hardcover; name index (8 pages), biographies (196 pages), obits. (4 pages)
ISLAND ARTS AND CRAFTS SOCIETY - List of Exhibitors
CONTEMPORARIES OF EMILY CARR IN BRITISH COLUMBIA (refer to SFU74)
PLANTAE OCCIDENTALIS - 200 Years of Botanical Art in British Columbia
1979, By Maria Newberry House, The Botanical Garden, U.B.C., Technical Bulletin No 11
Exhibition catalogue, illustrated; list of works; ISSN 0703-1432
Includes Introduction to the Art; A Historical Overview of Botanical Art in B.C.
Extensive list of references; ethnobotanical commentary on plants in the exhibition.
Includes one work illustrated "Nootka Rose, Common Snowberry", and biographical precis.
BRITISH COLUMBIA WOMEN ARTISTS 1885-1985 (refer to AGGV85)
B.C. VITAL STATISTICS ON-LINE (refer to BCVS)
" ... Among those contibuting paintings and drawings are: ... Maud Lettice ... "
from "Noted Artists Offer Paintings For Red Cross" Vancouver Daily Province (presumed), November 1942
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