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Artist: Sir William Nicholson (1872 - 1949)
Nationality: British
Movement:
Media: Painting
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Biography:
Sir William Nicholson is mostly known for his early poster design work, done in collaboration with his brother in law James Pryde. He was also a successful portrait painter. However, his still lifes are now considered to be his greatest accomplishment in painting.


Artworks in Museum Collections: (60)
Click the artwork titles below to see actual examples of artwork or works of art relevant to works by Sir William Nicholson.

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William Nicholson Poems 19th - 20th century
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William Nicholson Kipling Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson H. M. The Queen Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson Henrik Ibsen Color lithograph circa 1900
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William Nicholson Sarah Bernhardt Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson London Types (London: William Heinemann, 1898) book with color plates 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: A Was An Artist Color lithographs 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: G for Gentleman Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: R is for Robber Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: H for Huntsman Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: J for Jockey Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: I for Idiot Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: L is for Lady Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: K is for Keeper Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: N for Nobleman Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: M for Milkmaid Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: P for Publican Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: O for Ostler Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: Q is for Quaker Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: T for Trumpeter Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: S for Sportsman Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: B for beggar Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: C is for Countess Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: D is for Dandy Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: And Z for Zoologist Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: X Xylographer Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: V is for Villain Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: U for Urchin Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: Y is for Yokel Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: E is For Earl Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: W for Waitress Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Almanac of Twelve Sports (London: William Heinemann, 1898) book with color plates 1898
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William Nicholson London Types: Hawker Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson London Types: Guardsman Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson London Types: Sandwich-Man Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson London Types: News-boy Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson London Types: Lady Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson London Types: Coster Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson London Types: Barmaid Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson London Types: Bluecoat Boy Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Almanac of Twelve Sports - 12 plates; Cover Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: Title Page Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: Title Page Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson The Shire Horse Hand colored original woodcut 1904
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William Nicholson The Square Book of Animals by Arthur Waugh (cover only) 1899
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William Nicholson An Almanac of Twelve Sports - 12 plates; May Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson October, pl. 10 from An Almanac of Twelve Sports Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Alphabet - 26 plates: F is For Flower Girl Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson Any Bar, twelfth plate in the book London Types (London: William Heinemann, 1898) color plate 1898
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William Nicholson Hammersmith, fifth plate in the book London Types (London: William Heinemann, 1898) color plate 1898
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William Nicholson Kensington, second plate in the book London Types (London: William Heinemann, 1898) color plate 1898
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William Nicholson The Tower, third plate in the book London Types (London: William Heinemann, 1898) color plate 1898
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William Nicholson London Types: Flower Girl Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson London Types: Beef-eater Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson London Types: Drum-Major Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Almanac of Twelve Sports - 12 plates; December Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson Old woman carrying a sack Color woodcut 19th - 20th century
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William Nicholson An Almanac of Twelve Sports - 12 plates; November Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson An Almanac of Twelve Sports - 12 plates; February Color lithograph 1898
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William Nicholson Portrait of James Abbott McNeill Whistler Color lithograph 1898

Artnews Articles and Exhibition Information: (17)
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Sheffield Galleries and Museum Trust, Graves Art Gallery: Winifred Nicholson

The exhibition includes paintings which illustrate the whole of Nicholsons career, from early landscapes to later explorations of prismatic colour. Her subjects are landscapes, flowers, still lifes and figures, but above all they are paintings ...
City Gallery Wellington, 360-Michael Hirschfeld Gallery: aH'Ha: A Michael Nicholson Studio Installation
Michael Nicholson's art aspires to the condition of music, writes Gregory O'Brien. He is an abstract painter with an obsessive interest in the real. Like Len Lye, he has been greatly influenced by jazz. His video works translate sound to image ...

Kettle's Yard Gallery: Ben Nicholson: Chasing Out Something Alive'
The reliefs, carved in hardboard and painted, show Nicholson at his most abstract and austere. By contrast, the drawings of landscapes , buildings and still lifes find him at his most intimate, witty and spontaneous, recording the journeys he ...

Australian Center for Photography: PHOTO TECHNICA AWARD for NEW AUSTRALIAN PHOTO-ARTIST of the YEAR

This year's judges will be Isobel Crombie, Senior Curator of Photography, National Gallery of Victoria, Jonathan Morris, Publisher, 3D World Publishing and Alasdair Foster, Director, Australian Centre for Photography. Artists included are:
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Appleton Museum of Art: 20th Century Masterworks from the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), Toronto
Until now, this collection has not been available for loan during the 100-year history of the AGO. Following their exhibition at Appleton, these masterworks will return to Toronto and be re-installed in the AGO permanent collection galleries. The ...

Canberra Contemporary Art Space: Perfect Strangers: Denis Beaubois, Deej Fabyc, Alex Kershaw, Sandy Nicholson, Deborah Ostrow, Elvis Richardson, Silvia Velez, Justene Williams
Perfect Strangers stages a set of encounters between the individual, private figure and public space. Who do we become in the public register of photography - the register of memory and...

Armory Art Center: Class Action - Works by 2001 Masters Artist Workshop Presenters
The Armory Art Center, founded in 1986, is the Palm Beachesí leading visual arts education and exhibition center. Housed in the historic Palm Beach County National Guard Armory Building in the heart of culturally revitalized West Palm Beach, t...

Textile Museum of Canada: e-textiles: Work of 11 Prominent Artists from Canada, the United States, Australia and Japan.
Participating artists are Junichi Arai (Japan); Lia Cook (USA); Frances Dorsey (Canada); Emily DuBois (USA); Laura Foster Nicholson (USA); Ruth Scheuing (Canada); Cynthia Schira (USA); Liz Williamson (Australia); Hideo Yamakuchi (Japan); and B...

Kettle's Yard Gallery: Kettle's Yard Open 2002
Artists include: Jeremy Andrews , Alexandra Baraitser, Jutta Bastian, Susan Dalladay, Matt Davis, Mark Edwards, Neil Henderson , Frances Kearney, Jonathan Keep, David Kefford , Graham Murrell, Elspeth Owen, Martha Winter, Simon Whitnall, Fiona Saf...

Tate Gallery, Liverpool: Figurative Art at the End of the Century
Many of these works have only just been acquired by the Tate and are on show in Liverpool for the first time. Together, they create a powerful spectacle and raise issues ...

City Gallery Wellington, 360-Michael Hirschfeld Gallery: John Drawbridge - Wide Open Interior
John Drawbridge has been a leading figure in New Zealand printmaking since his return from study in England and Europe in the mid-1960s. His paintings are less well known but equally impressive. Wide Open Interior is the first exhibition to p...

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art: Morandi's Legacy: Influences on British Art
The exhibition is curated by the artist Professor Paul Coldwell, Postgraduate Programme Director at Camberwell College of Arts, and has been organised by the Estorick Collection in collaboration with Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal. †The aim of the...

Tate St. Ives: Antony Gormley: Some of the Facts
The sculptures are dramatic installations that explore the connection between physical and metaphysical self and the body in relation to history and place. Field was made by a group of volunteers who were invited by Gormley...

City Without Walls - cWOW: Landscape Revisited: Fact and Metaphor
The exhibition includes over sixty works by the following twenty artists: Hilario Alonso, Lauren Biancardi, Montserrat Daubon, Jose del Solar, Robin Feld, Yunny Han, E. Jan Kounitz, Richard Leon, Louise Lieber, JoAnne Lobotsky, Roberta Melzl, Mi...

Cambridge Galleries: Daniel Olson: Small World
Daniel Olson was born in Los Angeles in 1955. He attended high school and post-secondary education in Nova Scotia where he completed university degrees in mathematics, architecture and visual arts. Olson studied visual arts at the N...

Tate Liverpool: Modern British Art : The Tate Collection
Modern British Art begins with Free Time, a section exploring the relationship between art and leisure before the First World War. For many young artists, modern life with its cafes, dancing, music halls and spectator sports, suited the advanced t...

Estate Project for Artists with AIDS: First-time Ever Exhibition from Innovative Databank
A national exhibition program has been launched, with the first venue being Parsons School of Design, a division of the New School University, of an upcoming exhibition drawn from The Virtual Collection. The Estate Projectís Director, Patrick M...

Further Artwork and Information:

Sir William Nicholson Online
Sir William Nicholson (1753 - 1844) Biography, Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
Sir William Nicholson - Artist Painting Prices, Art Appraisal, Artist Paintings [AskART.com]
Sir William Nicholson, 1872-1949
Sir William Nicholson biographical information
Sir William Nicholson
Sir William Nicholson @ Catharton Artists
Nicholson, Sir William - NLT.05 - Lady
Nicholson, Sir William - NLT.03 - Barmaid
Sir William Nicholson - Sir Henry Hawkins

 

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