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
- Tate Archive
- Presented to Tate Archive by Cynthia Moody, the sculptor's niece, 1995.
- TGA 956
248 objects in this collection
- This series contains sketches by Moody of various subjects. Some of the sketches appear to be preparatory drawings for his sculptures including 'Savacou', 'The Wheel Within', 'Time Hiroshima' and 'Man...His Universe'. The sketches also include numerous studies of female and male nudes and sketches have either been executed in a period style or are copies of works by other artists.
- TGA 956/4