Ben Nicholson papers


collection owner: Ben Nicholson OM, ‘Ben Nicholson papers’ 1903–82

Available to view online are a selection of items from the personal papers of Ben Nicholson including writings, correspondence and photographs. The manuscripts that have been selected have been written by Nicholson over a large time frame, spanning from the mid 1930s to the early 1980s and cover Nicholson's thoughts on his own art and other artists. The digitised correspondence is between Nicholson and his father, William Nicholson. Furthermore there is a selection of photographs of Ben Nicholson with his friends and family together they provide an insight into his relationship with his father and with his family.

Also available online is correspondence from Henry Moore to Ben Nicholson.

Further details on this collection are available on the archive catalogue.

Collection Owner
Ben Nicholson OM 1894–1982
Tate Archive
Purchased by the Tate Archive from Ben Nicholson's executors in 1987.
TGA 8717

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Sir William Nicholson, Les éditions d’art Yvon, recipient: Ben Nicholson OM Postcard from Hotel de Flots-Bleus, St Jean-de-Luz, to Ben Nicholson from his father William

2 June 1939

Sir William Nicholson, recipient: Ben Nicholson OM Telegram to Ben Nicholson at Carbis Bay from his father William

1 January 1940

Sir William Nicholson, recipient: Ben Nicholson OM Letter to Ben Nicholson from his father William, discussing Leicester Galleries

[November 1940]