Sir Jacob Epstein, recipient: Peggy Jean Lewis

Letter from Jacob Epstein to Peggy Jean Hornstein

02 July [1957]

In Tate Britain

Created by
Sir Jacob Epstein 1880–1959
Recipient
Peggy Jean Lewis 1918–2010
Title
Letter from Jacob Epstein to Peggy Jean Hornstein
Date
02 July [1957]
Description
The letter concerns Epstein's family affairs and work, mentioning Peggy Jean's and Epstein's own travel plans and his progress on his work for Coventry Cathedral ('St Michael's Victory over the Devil' 1958). The letter also mentions personal matters including that he is feeling worn out, trees being cut down in Hyde Park, his visits to Epping Forest on Sundays, the lack of time to do portraits and Kathleen's resistance to visiting America. Includes original envelope.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Purchased for Tate Archive from Peggy Jean Lewis in March 1999.
Reference
TGA 993/5

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