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us: Nicholson, William, 1872-1949

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  • Fuller Name

    • William Newzam Prior
  • Variants

    • us: Beggarstaff, W., 1872-1949
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1872-02-05
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1949-05-16
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Newark (Nottinghamshire, England)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Blewbury (England)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) England
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Great Britain
    • Gender

    • Gender

        (lcdgt) Males
    • Gender

        (lcdgt) Men
    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Painting
          (lcsh) Illustration of books
        • Occupation

            (lcsh) Painters
              (lcsh) Illustrators
          • Additonal Related Forms

            • us: Beggarstaff Brothers
          • Sources

            • found: William Nicholson, 1923.
            • found: Campbell, C. The Beggarstaff posters, 1990: t.p. (William Nicholson) jkt. (painter, poster designer; pseudonym, W. Beggarstaff) p. 12 (William Newzam Prior Nicholson; 1872-1949; born in Nottinghamshire)
            • found: Union list of artist names, via WWW, July 26, 2008 (Beggarstaff Brothers (British painters, illustrators, and poster designers, active 1893-1899); pseudonym adopted by brothers-in-law William Nicholson and James Pryde while collaborating in the 1890s as poster artists)
            • found: Wikipedia, July 26, 2008 (William Nicholson (artist); Sir William Newzam Prior Nicholson (Feb. 5, 1872-May 16, 1949); English painter, also known for his work as an illustrator and author of children's books; 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) December 4, 2015 (William Nicholson (artist); Sir William Newzam Prior Nicholson (5 February 1872-16 May 1949) was an English painter of still-life, landscape and portraits, also known for his work as a wood-engraver, illustrator, author of children's books and designer for the theatre; Sir William Nicholson; born Newark-on-Trent, Notts; died Blewbury, Berks; from 1893 to 1898 Nicholson collaborated with his brother-in-law James Pryde on poster design and other graphic work including signboard painting and book illustration. They called themselves the Beggarstaffs, or J. & W. Beggarstaff; in recent times they have been referred to as the Beggarstaff Brothers, although they did not use this name)
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