Ten letters from Richard (Smart), Director, and thirteen letters from Dudley (Tooth), both Arthur Tooth and Sons Ltd, to Paul Nash, together with statements of account from Arthur Tooth and Sons Ltd, January 1945-November 1945.

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  • Reference
      GB 70 TGA 7050/1489-1520
  • Dates of Creation
      January - December 1945
  • Physical Description
      1 file

Scope and Content

The letters mainly refer to sales, frames, arrivals, requests for and photographing of Nash works. Other topics include an exhibition for C.E.M.A. (TGA 7050/1494), Tooth's (TGA 7050/1497), in Cheltenham (TGA 7050/1503-5) and the Leicester Galleries (TGA 7050/1518). Also Conrad Senat and the 'Counterpoint' book (TGA 7050/1497, 1500, 1502, 1508, 1515, 1519), Tate Gallery interest in 'Solstice of the Sunflower' (TGA 7050/1515-16), the 'Queen's picture' (TGA 7050/1515) and an article in the 'American Magazine of Art' with a reproduction of 'Sunflower and Sun' (TGA 7050/1515). Includes five letters from H.J.Cox and one unidentified, both Arthur Tooth's and Sons Ltd regarding photographs of Nash works, one together with a list of drawings received by Tooth's (TGA 7050/1495). Other paintings and drawings referred to include: 'Cumulus Head' (TGA 7050/1490, 1494), 'Red Berries in a Vase', 'Encounter of two Objects', 'Cerne Giant, Dorset', 'Midsummer Night (Landscape of the Vale)', 'Landscape in the Afternoon', 'Sunset Eye', 'Road to the Mountains', 'Landscape of the Vernal Equinox' (all TGA 7050/1494), 'Encounter of two Objects' (TGA 7050/1501, 1505), 'Sunset over the Plain I and II' (TGA 7050/1494, 1501 respectively), 'The Edge of the Wood' (TGA 7050/1499), 'Flight of the Magnolia' (TGA 7050/1499, 1504, 1505), 'Circle of the Monoliths' (TGA 7050/1500), 'Two Serpents' (TGA 7050/1501, 1505, 1518), 'The Sun Descending Study 5' and 'Wreckage Phantom' (TGA 7050/1501, 1505), 'The Sun Descending Study 4' (TGA 7050/1501-2, 1505), 'Wood over the Hill', 'Winter Park', and 'Sun Descending Study 6' (TGA 7050/1502), 'Landscape through the window and through the looking glass' (TGA 7050/1504), 'The Archer Overthrown' (TGA 7050/1511-12, 1518), 'Sunflower and Sun' (TGA 7050/1512, 1515), 'Solstice of the Sunflower' (TGA 7050/1514, 1516), 'Sunset Eye' (TGA 7050/1514), 'Object at Scarbank' (TGA 7050/1515), 'Landscape Fading' (TGA 7050/1516), 'Farewell', 'Eclipse of the Sunflower' and 'Cumulus Head' (TGA 7050/1518). TGA 7050/1502 and 1515 include a draft telegram and annotations in Paul Nash's hand.