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Albert Toft, The Studio, 223 Portsdown Road, 223 Maida Vale, to Spielmann

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

SP/19/3

Title

Albert Toft, The Studio, 223 Portsdown Road, 223 Maida Vale, to Spielmann

Date

28 Nov 1934

Level

Item

Extent & medium

2 pieces

Content Description

The [casting] was done in Germany, at Wurttemberg, many of his works have been cast there and other sculptors, such as Derwent Wood followed him. Describes a process for using copper as a casting metal. Relates an incident whereby he fell out with a [Eliza MacLoghlin?] over a commission. He explains that the plaster for the sculpture group [Mors Janua Vitae] is now at the Walker Art Gallery.