She was also a writer and an art critic. She sadly passed away on Boxing Day. The news was shared by a BBC journalist, who wrote: "Sad news. Sister Wendy Beckett, writer, art critic and presenter of a much loved and popular series of BBC programmes about painting has died."
Sister Wendy was a religious sister who became well known during the 1990s when she presented a series of documentaries for the BBC on the history of art.
She was known for her programmes, including Sister Wendy's Odyssey and Sister Wendy's Grand Tour.