Marie Seton, recipients: Ronald Moody, Helene Moody

Letter from Marie Seton to Ronald and Helene Moody, addressed from Bombay

7 May 1956

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 Bombay
Date
7 May 1956
Description
In this letter Marie Seton mentions a trip to England in June. She describes her difficulty in getting to know the inner workings of Indian society and gives her thoughts on visual arts in India, particularly sculpture, and widespread presence of erotic sculpture in Hindu temples She describes a visit to Belur and Halebid and reflects on the paradoxes within Indian culture in many spheres of life.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Cynthia Moody, the sculptor's niece, 1995.
Reference
TGA 956/1/2/58/22

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