Sir Jacob Epstein, recipient: Peggy Jean Lewis

Letter from Jacob Epstein to Peggy Jean

31 August [1953]

Details

Created by
Sir Jacob Epstein 1880–1959
Recipient
Peggy Jean Lewis 1918–2010
Title
Letter from Jacob Epstein to Peggy Jean
Date
31 August [1953]
Description
The letter discusses 'Social Consciousness (Philadelphia Group)' (1951-3) and his workload. The letter also mentions that his son, Jackie Epstein, has started racing, and his work 'Sir Stafford Cripps' (1953) and 'Jan Christian Smuts' (1953-4). The letter is enclosed with a private view card for Matthew Smith exhibition at the Tate; includes original envelope.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Purchased for the Tate Archive from Peggy Jean Lewis in two batches, sixty letters in 1987 and the photographs and three letters in 1989.
Reference
TGA 8716/29

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