Papers of Ronald Moody

1900–94

collection owner: Ronald Moody, ‘Papers of Ronald Moody’ 1900–94

Available online are a selection of items which reflect key periods in Ronald Moody's life and career. These include sketches, a project file relating to Moody's sculpture 'Savacou', letters from his close friend, Marie Seton relating to her life in India, and documents relating to Moody's escape from France in 1940 and subsequent return to England. In addition, there is material relating to Moody's literary work, including typescripts for BBC broadcasts on art and samples of his poetry.

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

Collection Owner
Ronald Moody 1900–1984
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Cynthia Moody, the sculptor's niece, 1995.
Reference
TGA 956

248 objects in this collection

Title
Letter to Karl Broodhagen
Date
14 December 1960
Description
Photocopy of a letter from Ronald Moody to Karl Broodhagen. The letter contains thanks for a letter from Broodhagen and photographs of Broodhagen's work. It also contains references to Ronald Moody's work in cast concrete, a suggestion that Broodhagen should have sent his work to the Society of Portrait Sculptors, and enquiries about whether it is socially acceptable to carve nudes in the West Indies.
Reference
TGA 956/1/2/9

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Ronald Moody, recipient: Karl Broodhagen Photocopy of a letter from Ronald Moody to Karl Broodhagen

14 December 1960