Post by cierlmeyrin on Sept 17, 2011 2:58:02 GMT -5
William Nicholson oil painting original art flowers is a magnificent Flower Paintings attributed to the english artist William Nicholson. William Newzam Prior Nicholson (5 February 1872 – 16 May 1949) was an English painter, also known for his work as an illustrator and author of children's books. Boats Paintings Nicholson was the son of William Newzam Nicholson, an industrialist and Conservative MP of Newark and his wife Annie Elizabeth Prior, the daughter of Joseph Prior and Elizabeth (née Mallam) of Woodstock, Oxon. People Paintings 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. Building Paintings After 1900 he concentrated on painting, encouraged by Whistler. icholson was involved in illustrating early volumes from Robert Graves, with Nancy, who was Graves' first wife. Oil Paintings for sale He wrote and illustrated characteristic children's books: The Velveteen Rabbit (1922) by Margery Williams and his own Clever Bill (1926) and The Pirate Twins (1929) for Faber & Faber. He also designed stained glass, notably a memorial window at St Andrew's Church, Mells.