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

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Artwork
Description
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.
Reference
TGA 956/4

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Ronald Moody Sketchbook 1

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Ronald Moody Sketchbook 2

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Ronald Moody Sketchbook 3

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Ronald Moody Sketchbook 4

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Ronald Moody Sketchbook 5

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Ronald Moody Sketchbook 6

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Ronald Moody Sketchbook 7

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Ronald Moody Sketchbook 8

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Ronald Moody Sketchbook 9

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Ronald Moody Sketchbook 10

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Ronald Moody Sketchbook 11

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