Sir Jacob Epstein, recipient: Peggy Jean Lewis

Letter from Jacob Epstein to Peggy Jean

19 May [1955]

Created by
Sir Jacob Epstein 1880–1959
Recipient
Peggy Jean Lewis 1918–2010
Title
Letter from Jacob Epstein to Peggy Jean
Date
19 May [1955]
Description
The letter concerns his future visit to USA to see his work 'Social Consciousness (Philadelphia Group)' (1951-3). The letter also mentions his work 'Madonna and Child' (1950-52), his moulder 'Gaskin' letting him down and that he is worn out from working. 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 8716/42

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