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Sir William Newzam Prior Nicholson

1872-1949 England/Painter and Engraver


Brief Biography-Sir William Newzam Prior Nicholson was a painter of still-life and woodcuts, which led to the advent of the poster. He worked with his brother-in-law James Pryde between 1894 and 1899; the 'Baggarstaff Brothers' was their pseudonym. Nicholson was a co-founder of the National Portrait Society in 1911 and received a knighthood in 1939. Winston Churchill was one of his students. His son Ben became a successful abstract painter.


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portrait of James
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portrait of James McNeill Whistler

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