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William Nicholson (1872 - 1949)

Sir William Nicholson (1872—1949) was an English painter, also known for his work as an illustrator and author of children's books. He was the son of William Newzam Nicholson, an industrialist and Conservative MP of Newark, and Annie Elizabeth, the daughter of Joseph Prior and Elizabeth (nee Mallam) of Woodstock, Oxon. He was a student at Hubert von Herkomer's art school. Nicholson's partnership with James Pryde, his brother-in-law, was conspicuous for striking graphical work and woodcuts—they were known as the Beggarstaff Brothers, and their poster work was significant historically. He married Mabel Pryde (1871-1918), also an artist, in 1893. After 1900 he concentrated on painting, encouraged by Whistler. He was knighted in 1936. Ben Nicholson and Nancy Nicholson were his children; as was the architect Christopher 'Kit' Nicholson. He was involved in illustrating early volumes from Robert Graves, with Nancy, who was Graves' fir


M is for Milkmaid
William Nicholson
M is for Milkmaid  For sale
London Types, 1897
William Nicholson
London Types, 1897  For sale
Lord Kitchener, circa 1900
William Nicholson
Lord Kitchener, circa 1900  For sale
Li Hung Chang
William Nicholson
Li Hung Chang  For sale
Sir Henry Hawkins, 1899
William Nicholson
Sir Henry Hawkins, 1899  For sale
Queen Victoria, 1899
William Nicholson
Queen Victoria, 1899  For sale
Dr Temple
William Nicholson
Dr Temple  For sale
President McKinley, 1901
William Nicholson
President McKinley, 1901  For sale
Lord Roberts on Horseback, circa 1900
William Nicholson
Lord Roberts on Horseback, circa 1900  For sale
Lord Roberts, circa 1902
William Nicholson
Lord Roberts, circa 1902  For sale
Joseph Chamberlain, circa 1903
William Nicholson
Joseph Chamberlain, circa 1903  For sale
The Alphabet,
William Nicholson
The Alphabet,  For sale
Henrik Ibsen
William Nicholson
Henrik Ibsen  Reserved 
 Barmaid (Any Bar); 1898
William Nicholson
Barmaid (Any Bar); 1898  Sold 
An Almanac of Sports, c. 1900
William Nicholson
An Almanac of Sports, c. 1900  Sold 
Prince Bismarck
William Nicholson
Prince Bismarck  Sold 
B for Beggar
William Nicholson
B for Beggar  Sold 
H.R.H. The Prince of Wales
William Nicholson
H.R.H. The Prince of Wales  Sold 
Sada Yacco, circa 1902
William Nicholson
Sada Yacco, circa 1902  Sold