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Epstein, Sir Jacob, (1880-1959), Knight, sculptor

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Surname: Epstein
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: Jacob
Gender: Male
Date: 1880-1959
Biography: ODNB link for Epstein, Sir Jacob (1880-1959) Knight sculptor
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P126523 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P9356 )
Online related resources Artists' Paper Register link for Sir Jacob Epstein Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir Jacob Epstein
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
c1902-1973: sketchbooks, drawings, naturalisation papers, corresp, photographs, cuttings, papers
Henry Moore Institute Archive
NRA 42702 Henry Moore
corresp and papers rel to Jacob Epstein
Hull History Centre (Hull University Archives)
NRA 12337 Hulme
c1930-1986: photographs of works
Henry Moore Institute Archive
1948-59: letters to his daughter, Peggy Jean Lewis, and her family
Tate Gallery Archive
NRA 38660

See Annual Return 1999
1923-1924: sketchbook for the 'W.H. Hudson Memorial (Rima)'
Henry Moore Institute Archive
1925-28: letters to the Manchester Guardian
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
NRA 18162 Guardian
1939-44: corresp with Sir Robert and Lady Sainsbury
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 41861 Sainsbury Collection
1940-42: letters (17) to Mr & Mrs S Samuels, art collectors
Tate Gallery Archive
NRA 19361 Tate misc
1942-1946: corresp from Jacob and Margaret Epstein to Dr George Black
Henry Moore Institute Archive
1883-1995: documents, files and photographs of Jacob Epstein's work and his African art collection
Walsall Archives
See Artists Papers Register
nd: 3 b&w photographs of 'Dolores', model for Jacob Epstein in the 1920s
Henry Moore Institute Archive