Includes particular reference to Paul Nash's comments on his paintings for Tooth's (TGA 7050/3727-8); Paul Nash's reading of poetry and psychology (TGA 7050/3735-7); dating the paintings 'Dymchurch Steps' (TGA 7050/3738-9) and 'The Lake/Chestnut Waters' (TGA 7050/3739); reproductions of Paul Nash works and details of their owners (TGA 7050/3740-5 and 3760-3 including two lists of the reproductions TGA 7050/3740, 3760); changing publishers from Routledge to Faber & Faber (TGA 7050/3751-2); and the publication of Digby's 'Meaning and Symbol in three Modern Artists' (TGA 7050/3776). Other topics discussed include the inspiration for and background to Paul Nash's 'Aerial Flowers' and Sunflower paintings (TGA 7050/3736); Digby's request for a print of 'Landscape of the Megaliths' (TGA 7050/3738-40, 3761); Margaret's donation of Paul Nash's photographs and industrial, theatrical and textile designs to the Victoria and Albert Museum (TGA 7050/3739-40, 3753, 3757-9, 3768-70 and 3773); Digby's introduction for the catalogue of a Paul Nash show at the Leicester Galleries (TGA 7050/3747-50, includes copy of the text TGA 7050/3749); the exhibition of 'Nest of Wild Swans' and 'Night Landscape' at the Arts Council exhibition (TGA 7050/3770) and the proposed sale of 'Mineral Objects' (TGA 7050/3766-8, 3771, 3774-5); the value of Paul Nash works at auction (TGA 7050/3773); and the sale and destination of 'Eclipse of the Sunflower' (TGA 7050/3740-1). TGA 7050/3748 and 3771 feature notations by Margaret Nash on reverse.
Correspondence between George Wingfield Digby, Victoria and Albert Museum, and Margaret Nash, largely concerning preparation for Digby's book on symbolism containing a chapter on Paul Nash.
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- ReferenceGB 70 TGA 7050/3727-3776
- Dates of Creation1952 - 1955
- Physical Description56 pieces