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

29 April 1947

Page 1

Created by
Marie Seton 1910–1985
Recipients
Ronald Moody 1900–1984 Helene Moody 1902–1978
Date
29 April 1947
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Ronald Moody, ‘Page 1’ 29 April 1947
Created by
Marie Seton 1910–1985
Recipient s
Ronald Moody 1900–1984
Helene Moody 1902–1978
Title
Letter from Marie Seton to Ronald and Helene Moody, addressed from Prague
Date
29 April 1947
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Cynthia Moody, the sculptor's niece, 1995.
Reference
TGA 956/1/2/58/6

Description

In this letter, Marie Seton refers to Bob and Herta's [Robert Liebknecht, the painter, and his wife] kindness in Paris and gives her impressions of travelling through Germany, including destruction of German cities. Seton mentions the high standards she encountered in her hotel in Prague comments favourably on Prague and the regime there. She also makes favourable comments on Czech Communists, mentioning a Czech interest in Negro art and an invitation issued to Paul Robeson to visit Czechoslovakia. Seton informs Moody that she has asked the Czech cultural attache in London to see his work. In addition Seton mentions a proposed visit to Belgrade and makes general comments on politics and democracy in Czechoslovakia.

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