Correspondence between Richard Smart, Director, Arthur Tooth & Sons, London, and Margaret Nash, concerning the sale, proposed sale, ownership and movement of various Paul Nash paintings.

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  • Reference
      GB 70 TGA 7050/3649-3664
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      20 pieces

Scope and Content

Includes list of Paul Nash works held at Tooth's (TGA 7050/3651-6, 3658-63), 'Spring Woods', 'Sun Rays', 'The Tower', 'The Shore', 'Bog Cotton' and 'November Moon' (TGA 7050/3653-4), 'Maiden Castle' and 'Monster Field' (TGA 7050/3657), 'Winter Sea' (TGA 7050/3658), 'Voyages of the Moon' (TGA 7050/3658-63), 'Laocoèon' and 'Voyage of the Fungus' (TGA 7050/3660), 'Night Piece, Toulon', 'Landscape in Pale Tones', 'Cumulus Head', 'Vegetable Kingdom', 'Two Serpents', 'Littlestone', 'Cloud Cuckoo Nest' and 'March Woods, Study 2' (TGA 7050/3661-4). Other topics referred to include 'Fertile Image' (a book of Paul Nash photographs) and a proposed film of the book (TGA 7050/3651, 3660, 3663); the Anthony Bertram biography of Paul Nash (TGA 7050/3563); the Arts Council exhibition 'Paul Nash's Camera' (TGA 7050/3658); Richard Smart's retirement (TGA 7050/3662) and Margaret's financial problems (TGA 7050/3660). TGA 7050/3663 features ink notes by Margaret Nash.