Sir Jacob Epstein, recipient: Peggy Jean Lewis

Letter from Jacob Epstein to Peggy Jean Hornstein

28 February [1958]

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
28 February [1958]
Description
The letter concerns Epstein's work on a bust of Princess Margaret. The letter also mentions continued problems with sending money through Irving Epstein, his commissions for portraits, his poor health, that Kathleen is planning a holiday and the strain of doing his large commission. The letter is enclosed with a newspaper cutting about Princess Margaret's sittings for Epstein. Includes original envelope.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Purchased for Tate Archive from Peggy Jean Lewis in March 1999.
Reference
TGA 993/8

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