Marie Seton, recipient: Ronald Moody

Letter from Marie Seton to Ronald Moody, addressed from Bombay

16 May 1956

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Marie Seton 1910–1985
Recipient
Ronald Moody 1900–1984
Title
Letter from Marie Seton to Ronald Moody, addressed from Bombay
Date
16 May 1956
Description
In reply to a letter from Moody. In this letter Marie Seton reaffirms her reactions to Indian sculpture and art and her desire to understand more. She states that Gandhi is worshipped as a God but his ideas are rejected. Seton also gives a description of her contradictory impressions of India, her encounters with Parsis and Indian Jews, her impressions of Ajanta, Sanchi, and Ellora caves, and her thoughts on Western influence in India, Hinduism, and esoteric sects.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Cynthia Moody, the sculptor's niece, 1995.
Reference
TGA 956/1/2/58/23

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