Correspondence between Margaret Nash and Denis Mathews (TGA 7050/2167-70) and Pauline Vogelpoel (TGA 7050/2171-75) of the Contemporary Art Society.

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  • Reference
      GB 70 TGA 7050/2167-2175
  • Dates of Creation
      February - March 1950
  • Physical Description
      5 pieces

Scope and Content

Regarding Margaret's enquiry into the names, location and dimensions of Paul Nash paintings bequeathed to the C.A.S. by the late Sir Edward Marsh's estate. Margaret required the information for her collection of photographic prints that she wished to donate to both the Courtauld Institute (TGA 7050/2168) and the Victoria and Albert Museum (TGA 7050/2171). Includes letters regarding Margaret's request to borrow 'November Moon' for the Leicester Galleries exhibition 'Paul Nash: A Private Collection of Watercolours and Drawings' 1953 (TGA 7050/2167); and the proposed 'Trends in British Art 1900-1950' exhibition to be held at the Guildhall, London c.1954 (TGA 7050/2168-70). Also includes a list of paintings from the Sir Edward Marsh bequest (TGA 7050.2172); and Margaret's search for the missing 'Monkey Tree' watercolour (TGA 7050/2173-75). Other work's by Nash mentioned are: 'Buckinghamshire Landscape', 'Cactus in Bloom', 'Elms', 'Iver Heath', 'Mud Heaps', 'Stackyard', 'St. Pancras' and 'Tea Caddy'.