Eight letters from Rex Nan Kivell, Redfern Gallery, to Margaret Nash and three replies from Margaret to Rex.

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 70 TGA 7050/3173-3182
  • Dates of Creation
      1946 - 1948
  • Physical Description
      10 pieces

Scope and Content

Letters concern Rex's search for Paul Nash prints 'Elms', 'Snow', 'Winter Wood', and 'Leda' (TGA 7050/3173); and illustrated publications 'Urne Buriall' (TGA 7050/3174-76), 'King Lear' and 'A Midsommer Nights Dreame' (TGA 7050/3177); his request for publications of 'Monster Field' and 'Aerial Flowers' to be sent to the Earl of Sandwich (TGA 7050/3178-79); his proposal for an exhibition of Nash paintings in January 1949 (TGA 7050/3180) and his purchase of 'Encounter with Two Objects' from the Winifred Felce collection. Margaret's letters concern her health, the Paul Nash Memorial Volume, the painting 'The Chiltern Landscape' in the Winifred Felce collection and her reluctance to sell any of her late husbands engravings (TGA 7050/3175, 3179, 3181). TGA 7050/3182 features pencil notations in Margaret's hand.