Eight letters from art critic and poet Herbert Read to Paul Nash.

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  • Reference
      GB 70 TGA 7050/1083-91
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      9 pieces

Scope and Content

Letters concern the forming of a new international art society and the current Artists International Association (TGA 7050/1083), the choice of Nash's paintings to be reproduced in Herbert Reads writings for the Penguin 'Modern Painters' series, (TGA 7050/1086-1089), a letter concerning a photograph of Herbert Read with 'Adolf's paintings' (TGA 7050/1085), Nash's gift of a painting to Read (TGA 7050/1084) and Cecil Notley's interest in buying a painting by Nash (TGA 7050/1091). There are notes in Paul Nash's hand on the reverse of TGA 7050/1090.

Related Material

Correspondence between Paul Nash and Herbert Read held in Tate Archive Microfilm TAM 38.7.

Books and catalogues from Paul Nash's private collection by or relating to Herbert Read, TGA 964/2/8, 964/3/10, 964/4/28, 964/5/20 and 964/5/23.

Correspondence between Herbert Read and Clive Bell regarding Paul Nash TGA 8115.