Sir Jacob Epstein, recipient: Peggy Jean Lewis

Letter from Jacob Epstein to Peggy Jean

1 March [1956]

Created by
Sir Jacob Epstein 1880–1959
Recipient
Peggy Jean Lewis 1918–2010
Title
Letter from Jacob Epstein to Peggy Jean
Date
1 March [1956]
Description
The letter describes working on 'Trades Union Congress War Memorial' (1956-7), the Philadelphia Franklin Medal that he designed, 'Christ in Majesty' (1954-5) for Llandaff Cathedral and 'Jan Christian Smuts' (1953-4). The letter refers to 'Modern Art in the United States: A Selection from the Collections of The Museum of Modern Art, New York' exhibition at Tate Gallery (1956) and mentions an enclosure that no longer exists. 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 8716/50

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