Papers regarding the acquisition, administration and dissolution of Sir Michael Ernest Sadler’s art collection

1909–51

collection owner: Michael Ernest Sadler, ‘Papers regarding the acquisition, administration and dissolution of Sir Michael Ernest Sadler’s art collection’ 1909–51

Items available online are nine letters from Henry Moore to Michael Ernest Sadler regarding Henry's sculptures. Also digitised are two letters from the Leicester Galleries about the purchase of Henry's 'Two Forms' in 1947.

Details of the remainder of the collection can be found on the Archive catalogue.

Collection Owner
Michael Ernest Sadler 1861–1943
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Purchased by the Archive from Bertram Rota Ltd., in July 1982.
Reference
TGA 8221

11 objects in this collection

Title
Personal correspondence received by Michael Ernest Sadler, including many letters from artists and dealers
Date
1910–42
Description
Letters to Michael Sadleir have been extracted from Michael Ernest Sadlers's correspondence and can be found in TGA 8221/6, whilst letters to correspondents other than Michael Ernest Sadler and Michael Sadleir can be found in TGA 8221/8. Other items found among the correspondence, such as writings by other authors, sketches, catalogues and press cuttings have also been removed to TGA 8221/8. Letters from the some of the same correspondents may also be found in TGA 8221/3, TGA 8221/6 and TGA 8221/7. Drafts or carbon copies of replies by Michael Ernest Sadler have been kept in sequence with the sender's correspondence. Most of the letters have been annotated with the correspondent's name in the top right corner (probably by Michael Sadleir). Additional annotations are noted in the catalogue; some of these are also by Michael Sadleir, probably written in preparation for the biography on his father.
Reference
TGA 8221/2

Showing 11 objects

Leicester Galleries (London, UK), Oliver Brown, recipient: Michael Ernest Sadler Letter from Oliver Brown, The Leicester Galleries, London, to Michael Sadler

4 November 1936

Leicester Galleries (London, UK), Oliver Brown, recipient: Michael Ernest Sadler Letter from Oliver Brown, The Leicester Galleries, London, to Michael Sadler

7 November 1936

Henry Moore OM, CH, recipient: Michael Ernest Sadler Letter from Henry Moore to Michael Ernest Sadler

31 December 1933

Henry Moore OM, CH, recipient: Michael Ernest Sadler Letter from Henry Moore to Michael Ernest Sadler

4 February 1934

Henry Moore OM, CH, recipient: Michael Ernest Sadler Letter from Henry Moore to Michael Ernest Sadler

27 January 1936

Henry Moore OM, CH, recipient: Michael Ernest Sadler Letter from Henry Moore to Michael Ernest Sadler

1 February 1937

Henry Moore OM, CH, recipient: Michael Ernest Sadler Letter from Henry Moore to Michael Ernest Sadler

10 March 1937

Henry Moore OM, CH, recipient: Michael Ernest Sadler Letter from Henry Moore to Michael Ernest Sadler

14 April 1937

Henry Moore OM, CH, recipient: Michael Ernest Sadler Letter from Henry Moore to Michael Ernest Sadler

8 June 1937

Henry Moore OM, CH, recipient: Michael Ernest Sadler Letter from Henry Moore to Michael Ernest Sadler

21 February 1942

Henry Moore OM, CH, recipient: Michael Ernest Sadler Letter from Henry Moore to Michael Ernest Sadler

27 June 1942