Thirty-two letters from Rex (Nan Kivell) and five letters and two postcards from Erica (Kivell), The Redfern Gallery, to Paul Nash.

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 70 TGA 7050/1113-1152
  • Dates of Creation
      1941 - 1946
  • Physical Description
      1 file

Scope and Content

The letters mainly concern sales of Nash paintings, requests for more pictures, and prints of his work. TGA 7050/1118-1137 largely concern sales, while TGA 7050/1135-36 and 1143-50 concern photographs and prints of Paul Nash works. There are references to exhibitions including the British Council USA exhibition 1942 (TGA 7050/1114 and 1137), a watercolour exhibition (TGA 7050/117 and 1120), a Leeds exhibition (Temple Newsam?) (TGA 7050/1130) and the summer exhibition 1944 (TGA 7050/1137). Other topics mentioned include the possible closure of Tooths and the Redfern showing Paul Nash works (TGA 7050/1113), mounts and framing (TGA 7050/1119 from G.(Bransen?), 1121 and 1116-1117), Paul Nash's foreward on Eileen Agar (TGA 7050/1121), sun on watercolours (TGA 7050/1122), possible sales to John Gielgud, HM the Queen and The Ashmolean (TGA 7050/1123, 1125 and 1127), and wood engravings (TGA 7050/1118, 1128-29 and 1132). Paintings mentioned include: 'Sunrise' (TGA 7050/1117), 'Spring at Fawley Bottom' (TGA 7050/1120), 'Coronilla' (TGA 7050/1124), 'Spring Woods' (TGA 7050/1127, 1141, 1148 and 1150), 'Haunted Landscape' (TGA 7050/1127),'Edge of the Marsh Dymchurch' (TGA 7050/1128), 'Wood Sea' (TGA 7050/1129), 'Kimmeridgean Ghost' (TGA 7050/1132), 'The Bridge' and 'Farm by the Sea' (TGA 7050/1134), 'Orchard at Madams' and Garden Threshhold' (TGA 7050/1136), 'Sea Wall at Madams', 'Oxford Snow', 'Downs', 'Worth Matrevers', 'Wood on the Hill', and 'Madamite Moon' (TGA 7050/1138), 'Summer Rain' (TGA 7050/1143 and 1148), 'Avenue', 'Landscape in Wiltshire', 'In the Trenches', Landscape of the Turtles' (TGA 7050/1143), 'Nocturnal Landscape' (TGA 7050/1143, 1148), 'Cyclamen at Iden' (TGA 7050/1143, 1145-46, 1149), 'Edge of the Wood' (TGA 7050/1146), 'Winter Wood' (TGA 7050/1147), 'Marsh' and 'Romney Marsh' (TGA 7050/1149).

Related Material

Correspondence between the Redfern Gallery and Margaret Nash held on microfilm, TAM 37.