Correspondence between Margaret Nash and O.Michael Chase.

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 70 TGA 7050/3871-3891
  • Dates of Creation
      1956 - 1957
  • Physical Description
      23 pieces

Scope and Content

Regarding the sale of Paul Nash painting 'Laocoön' (TGA 7050/3871); the movement of paintings 'March Woods', 'March Woods, Study 2', 'In Andrew's Fields', Night Piece, Toulon' and 'Study for Landscape of Bleached Objects' (TGA 7050/3871-73); Zwemmer's purchase of Nash watercolour 'Oast Houses' (TGA 7050/3872-73); Margaret and Michael Chase's opinions on Anthony Bertram's biography 'Paul Nash, Portrait of an Artist' (TGA 7050/3874-75); Margaret's proposals to expediate the sale of Ben Nicholson's carved white relief 'Abstraction' to private buyers or to the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and its eventual sale to Gimpel Fils Gallery (TGA 7050/3877, 3879-91); list provided by the Contemporary Art Society of Nash paintings in the Eddie Marsh Collection (TGA 7050/3876), and the resulting enquiry into the painting 'Stack Yard' (actual name 'Rick Flat') (TGA 7050/3877). Includes two lists of paintings 'On Sale or Return' with the Zwemmer Gallery (TGA 7050/3873, 3879).