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ID: 500004272
 
Record Type: Person
Nicholson, William (English painter, printmaker, and poster designer, 1872-1949)

Names:
Nicholson, William (preferred,V,index,LC)
William Nicholson (V,display)
Nicholson, Sir William (V)  ....  knighted in 1936
Sir William Nicholson (V)
Nicholson, Sir William Newzam Prior (V)  ....  knighted in 1936
Nicholson, William Newzam Prior (V)
William Newzam Prior Nicholson (V)
Beggarstaff, W. (V)  ....  pseudonym adopted while working in collaboration with James Pryde in the 1890s

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
graphic designer
painter
printmaker
poster artist
woodcutter
portraitist
still life artist
landscapist
trustee  ....  of the Tate Gallery, 1934-1936

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Newark-on-Trent (Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
Died:  Berkshire (England, United Kingdom) (general region)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
collaborated with ....  Pryde, James  in the 1890s as the Beggarstaff Brothers
................................  (Scottish painter and poster designer, 1869-1941) [500018191]
member of ....  Beggarstaff Brothers  in the 1890s
................  (British painters, illustrators, and poster designers, active 1893-1899) [500005267]
parent by marriage (in-law) of ....  Nicholson, Winifred  
....................................................  (British painter, 1893-1981) [500004255]
parent of ....  Nicholson, Ben  
................  (English painter and sculptor, 1894-1982) [500005137]
sibling by marriage (in-law) of ....  Pryde, James  
......................................................  (Scottish painter and poster designer, 1869-1941) [500018191]
spouse of ....  Pryde, Mabel  
................  (British painter, 1871-1918) [500108539]
student of ....  Herkomer, Hubert von  1888-1889, Nicholson attended von Herkomer's school at Bushey but dismissed for 'Whistlerian impudence'
..................  (English painter and printmaker, 1849-1914) [500014459]
teacher of ....  Churchill, Sir Winston  1934-1936
..................  (English statesman, author, and artist, 1874-1965) [500028788]
teacher of ....  Craig, Edward Gordon  
..................  (English scenographer, designer, and theorist, 1872-1966) [500000318]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Nicholson, William (I)

Biographies:
(English painter, printmaker, and poster designer, 1872-1949) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, 1872-1949) ..... [GRL]
(British artist, 1872-1949) ..... [WCI]
(British painter, 1872-1949) ..... [PROV]
(British printmaker 1872-1949) ..... [GRLPSC]
(British painter, printmaker, 1872-1949) ..... [BHA]
(British artist, 1872-1949) ..... [WCP]
(British artist, 1872-1949) ..... [WL-Courtauld]

Sources and Contributors:
Beggarstaff, W. ........ [GRL, VP]
................................  Campbell, The Beggarstaff Posters (1990)
................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50003808
Nicholson, Sir William ........ [GRLPSC, VP]
.............................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 28 Oct 2002
.............................................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 371
.............................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
Nicholson, Sir William Newzam Prior ........ [VP, WCP Preferred]
.....................................................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
.....................................................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 28 Oct 2002
Nicholson, William ........ [GRL Preferred, VP Preferred]
......................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50003808
......................................  Yale Dictionary of Art and Artists (2000) 497
Nicholson, William Newzam Prior ........ [BHA Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, PROV Preferred, VP, WCI Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..............................................................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
..............................................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Sir William Nicholson ........ [VP]
...........................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFL503808
William Newzam Prior Nicholson ........ [PROV]
............................................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
William Nicholson ........ [VP]
....................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRL, GRLPSC, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Campbell, The Beggarstaff Posters (1990)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 28 Oct 2002
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFL503808
....................  Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Art (1981)
....................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 371
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Waters, Dictionary of British Artists 1900-1950 (1975)
....................  Who Was Who [Britain]: Cumulated Index (1991) v.4
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
....................  Yale Dictionary of Art and Artists (2000) 497
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