Twenty-one letters from Richard Smart, Director, Arthur Tooth & Sons, London, to Margaret Nash, and eight replies from Margaret, mainly regarding the sale, movement and photographing of Paul Nash works held at Tooth's.

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  • Reference
      GB 70 TGA 7050/3598-3628
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      35 pieces

Scope and Content

Other topics include framing (TGA 7050/3600-01); insurance (TGA 7050/3602 together with list of Paul Nash works and values); the Paul Nash Memorial Concert (TGA 7050/3603-4); sales of Paul Nash's article/brochure 'Aerial Flowers' (TGA 7050/3507-8, 3512-15, 3519); reproduction rights and copyright (TGA 7050/3517, 3524 including a legal form); Margaret's health (TGA 7050/3517); Paul Nash's engravings particularly for 'When Thou wast Naked' (TGA 7050/3519); and photographs for Michael Rothenstein's book 'The Imaginative Romantic School in English Painting' (TGA 7050/3523). Particular Nash paintings mentioned include 'Northern Adventure' (TGA 7050/3600-01), 'Windy Hill' (TGA 7050/3600), 'Spring in the Hawks Wood' (TGA 7050/3604), 'Landscape of the Megaliths' (TGA 7050/3605, 3618, 3620-21, 3626), 'Eclipse of the Sunflower' (TGA 7050/3606-7), 'Spring Orchard' (TGA 7050/3607, 3610), 'Nocturnal Landscape' (TGA 7050/3611-12), 'The Archer Overthrown' (TGA 7050/3612), 'Landscape of the Malvern Distance' (TGA 7050/3615, 3623), 'March Woods' (TGA 7050/3616), 'Totems' (TGA 7050/3624), 'Andante' (TGA 7050/3625) and 'Rock Garden' (TGA 7050/3627-8), and the designs for 'Urne Buriall' (TGA 7050/3599-600). Together with two statements of account from Tooth's to Margaret Nash (TGA 7050/3609, 3616) and consignment slip from Tooth's to Messrs Truslove and Hanson, for copies of 'Aerial Flowers' (TGA 7050/3608).