Sir Jacob Epstein, recipient: Peggy Jean Lewis

Letter from Jacob Epstein to Peggy Jean

07 December [1948]

Created by
Sir Jacob Epstein 1880–1959
Recipient
Peggy Jean Lewis 1918–2010
Title
Letter from Jacob Epstein to Peggy Jean
Date
07 December [1948]
Description
The letter discusses finding two Abyssinian princesses 'and one of them is posing for me soon', either 'Princess Desta' or 'Princess Menen', (1948-1949). The letter also discusses his business with dealers, 'Girl with Gardenias, (Kathleen)' (1943), and 'Mrs Mumford' (1948).
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 8716/13

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