Ten letters and three postcards from Ben [Nicholson] to Paul Nash

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 70 TGA 7050/998-1010
  • Dates of Creation
      [c 1939-1943]
  • Physical Description
      26 pieces

Scope and Content

The letters concern war work for artists and Paul Nash's Arts Bureau in Oxford (TGA 7050/998), exhibitions of Nicholson's and Nash's work particularly for P.E.N (TGA 7050/1001), Aid China, Aid Russia (TGA 7050/1003) and Temple Newsam (TGA 7050/1004 and 1006), the Cornish landscape, Nicholson's war work in the Home Guard (TGA 7050/1009), articles by Nicholson, Nash, Philip Hendy and Winifred Nicholson, the Penguin series of monographs (TGA 7050/1004) and Paul Nash's war paintings (TGA 7050/1009). Includes two letters from Barbara Hepworth to Paul Nash regarding their joint show at Temple Newsam and Philip Hendy's article (TGA 7050/1005 and 1007). The collection also includes brief references to Adrian Stokes, Naum Gabo and William Coldstream. TGA 7050/1010 features pencil notes by Paul Nash on reverse.

Related Material

Hendy's correspondence regarding his article on Nash at Temple Newsam (TGA 7050/667-668).

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