Correspondence between Oliver F. Brown, Ernest Brown & Phillips Ltd, Leicester Galleries, London, and Margaret Nash, and one from (P.L.?) Jennings, Secretary, Leicester Galleries, to Margaret Nash (TGA 7050/2671).

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      GB 70 TGA 7050/2651-2673
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      59 pieces

Scope and Content

Letters concern the sale of Paul Nash paintings 'Cumulus Head', 'Isle of Wight' (TGA 7050/2652) and 'Nostalgic Landscape' (TGA 7050/2663); the temporary delay in the shipping and sale of 'Landscape for the Sheiling' to a Norweigen buyer, due to currency problems (TGA 7050/2665-68); Margaret's enquiry into the names and address's of the purchaser's of paintings 'Cumulus Head', 'Isle of Wight' (study 1), 'Landscape Study' and 'Summer Green', (TGA 7050/2658) and Oliver's reply listing the details (TGA 7050/2659). Also briefly mentions the insurance of Margaret's Nash paintings (TGA 7050/2669-70); the Leicester Galleries exhibition 'Artists of Fame and Promise' (TGA 7050/2664) and a reference to the loan Oliver gave to Margaret to assist with financial difficulties (TGA 7050/2672, see also TGA 7050/2627-2648 for the initial request for a loan). Includes three lists of paintings belonging to Margaret 'On Sale or Return' in the possession of Leicester Galleries (TGA 7050/2651, 2655 and 2663) and a document 'pictures withdrawn from list dated 16 March 1954' (TGA 7050/2661).

Related Material

Further correspondence between Margaret Nash and Oliver Brown (TGA 7050/2557-2650 & 2674-2735).

Correspondence and receipts of sales between Paul Nash and Oliver Brown (TGA 7050/705-737).