Marie Seton, recipients: Ronald Moody, Helene Moody

Letter from Marie Seton to Ronald and Helene Moody, addressed from New Delhi

5 December 1955

Page 1

Created by
Marie Seton 1910–1985
Recipients
Ronald Moody 1900–1984 Helene Moody 1902–1978
Date
5 December 1955
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Ronald Moody, ‘Page 1’ 5 December 1955
Created by
Marie Seton 1910–1985
Recipients
Ronald Moody 1900–1984
Helene Moody 1902–1978
Title
Letter from Marie Seton to Ronald and Helene Moody, addressed from New Delhi
Date
5 December 1955
Description
In this letter Marie Seton gives her impressions of the governmental set-up and amount of red tape in India. She describes her reaction to Nehru and makes some generalisations about India. Seton tells Moody about her changed views on Indian art, her reflections on the Taj Mahal and Sanchi, and her constant exposure to the decorative aspects of applied arts.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Cynthia Moody, the sculptor's niece, 1995.
Reference
TGA 956/1/2/58/21

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