Sir Jacob Epstein, recipient: S Samuels

Letter from Jacob Epstein to Mr S. Samuels

21 May 1942

Created by
Sir Jacob Epstein 1880–1959
Recipient
S Samuels
Title
Letter from Jacob Epstein to Mr S. Samuels
Date
21 May 1942
Description
The letter concerns Esptein's 'Consummatum Est' 1936, which he asks Samuels to raise subscriptions for it to be sold to Liverpool Cathedral or Liverpool Art Gallery in light of an unfavourable offer of £750 for exhibiting purposes which Epstein describes as 'vulgar exploitation'.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Purchased at auction (Lot 249) from the Swann Galleries, New York in May 1990.
Reference
TGA 9012/16

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