Nash, John, 1893-1977
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Wellington agrees to continue his prize and, as he will not be in London for the show, suggests John Nash as a suitable judge. He also says he must stop sponsoring a prize after this year given his growing duties at his college.
Nash accepts the offer to judge at the exhibition and notes that he will be teaching at the Royal College of Art himself in October.
Written from Iver Heath. Black bordered. Nash requests permission to visit Oakley on Saturday. Discusses thoughts in springtime and urges Oakley, "why worry!" People mentioned: Jack (John Northcote Nash).
Written from Iver Heath. Black bordered. Nash admonishes Oakley against including "sudden shocks" in her letters. Humorously explains the domestic drama that ensued upon his reading in her last letter that she "immediately fell head over ears in love." People mentioned: Mrs. Caswell, Mrs. Peddell, Peddell the manservant, Barbara Nash, John Nash, and W. H. Nash.
Written from Iver Heath. Discusses amusements in London. Nash is sending Oakley a proof of one of his etchings and wishes to bring Jack to visit her.
Written from Iver Heath. Quotes Edgar Allen Poe and discusses the beauty of the night and Nash's sudden introduction to Mlle. Seutoni. People mentioned: Gordon Bottomley, Jack, Wilkie and Mlle. Vere Seutoni.
Written from Iver Heath. Nash has been busy and completed three landscapes. He hopes that Oakley will pose for another picture. He also discusses potential art sales. Includes ink drawing of a reclining woman (reproduced in Dear Mercia, p. 81). People mentioned: Nash's uncle, Nugent Monck (producer of the Norwich Players), Gordon Bottomley, John Nash, and Aunt Jane.
Written from Iver Heath. Nash invites Oakley to visit. Includes envelope. People mentioned: John Nash.
This collection comprises letters from Paul Nash to Mercia Oakley, written from 1909 to 1918.