The archives of Prunella Clough

1880–1990s

collection owner: Prunella Clough, ‘The archives of Prunella Clough’ 1880–1990s

Available online are key items which reflect the working methods and career of Prunella Clough. These include photographs used as source material and notebooks in which Clough recorded scenes and impressions which she drew on in her artwork. There are also some photographs of Clough at different ages and early illustrated letters to her father, Eric Clough-Taylor. Details of the remainder of the collection can be found on the Archive catalogue.

Details of the remainder of the collection can be found on the Archive catalogue.

Collection Owner
Prunella Clough 1919–1999
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Anne Robin Banks, October 2004.
Reference
TGA 200511

196 objects in this collection

Title
Notebooks
Date
1940–c.1987
Description
This sub-series contains notebooks used by Clough. Many of them contain notes and ideas for paintings, including sketches of the layout of paintings, others contain notes on art and artistic techniques. Some of the notebooks have been partly used as diaries, including one which documents Clough's work as executor of the estates of Keith Vaughan and Eileen Gray, Clough's aunt.
Reference
TGA 200511/2/1

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