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Nicholson, William 1872-1949

Overview
Works: 261 works in 746 publications in 6 languages and 14,160 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Biography  Picture books  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fairy tales  Autobiographical fiction  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Artist, Engraver, Other, Editor, Honoree
Classifications: PZ7.B4713, FIC
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Publications by William Nicholson, published posthumously.
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The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How toys become real by Margery Williams Bianco( Book )
109 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in English and held by 4,151 libraries worldwide
By the time the Velveteen Rabbit is dirty, worn out, and about to be burned, he has almost given up hope of ever finding the magic called Real
Seven pillars of wisdom : a triumph by T. E Lawrence( Book )
7 editions published between 1935 and 1991 in English and held by 3,226 libraries worldwide
"Privately printed, 1926; first published for general circulation, 1935"--Title page verso
Clever Bill by William Nicholson( Book )
30 editions published between 1926 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 472 libraries worldwide
Mary forgets to pack her favorite toy soldier to take with her on a visit to her aunt
Children's illustrated books by Janet Adam Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 369 libraries worldwide
A history of British illustrated children's books
William Nicholson by Sanford Schwartz( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
"William Nicholson (1872-1949) was an painter of ravishingly beautiful still lifes and landscapes. He was also an internationally known postermaker and graphic artist as well as a theater designer and children's book illustrator and author. Yet he holds an uncertain place in British art, largely because he left no statements about his aims, and, indirectly, because his son, the better-known artist Ben Nicholson, subtly downplayed his father's achievements." "In this book, the first full critical biography of William Nicholson, Sanford Schwartz shows that the artist's output has a coherent philosophical and psychological unity very much in harmony with his times. Schwartz argues that in many of his formats, Nicholson was concerned with the delights and deceptions of sheer looking, and that he shared goals both with contemporaries such as Walter Sickert and with a host of twentieth-century painters including Stanley Spencer and Lucian Freud." "The private William Nicholson is also portrayed in a new and more complex light. Schwartz asserts that Nicholson's life was a series of rivalries and collaborations with many individuals, and that his uneasy relationship with his son Ben (which came to a head with their invovlement with the same woman) provides a major thread in Schwartz's narrative. Illustrated with paintings, drawings and photographs, this book reassesses Nicholson's achievement and suggests a new place for him within twentieth-century art."--Jacket
True travellers : a tramps opera in three acts by W. H Davies( Book )
8 editions published between 1920 and 1924 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
William Nicholson : catalogue raisonné of the oil paintings by Patricia Reed( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
William Nicholson (1872-1949) is among the most admired and elusive painters in the history of British art. Neither academic nor overtly modernist, his ravishing paintings are a singular achievement of the early twentieth century. The breadth of Nicholson's painting is revealed in this sumptuous book, the first fully illustrated catalogue raisonné of the oils. Many of Nicholson's pictures have not been recorded before and most are reproduced here for the first time. The catalogue, which represents more than twenty years of scholarship Nicholson's oil paintings and the most comprehensive chronology of his life to date. The art historian Wendy Baron gives a context for Nicholson in British art at the beginning of the twentieth century, and the painter and critic Merlin James celebrates the virtuosity of Nicholson's painting technique and the cerebral subtlety of this most individual of painters
An alphabet by William Nicholson( Book )
28 editions published between 1898 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Features the letters of the alphabets with lithographs based on the original woodcut portraits of characters like: a dandy, a publican, a quaker, an urchin, a lady, etc
William Nicholson ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
In this programme Michael Rosen: - has fun showing off his Russell Crowe impression as a prelude to meeting the man who wrote the screenplay for 'Gladiator', William Nicholson. Nicholson talks about his new fantasy novel 'Seeker' and takes the opportunity to lambast testing in schools - meets teacher Merle Traves who shows how Robert Swindell's magical and chilling adventure book, 'Ice Palace', captured the imagination of her pupils at Leegomery Junior School in Shropshire - and introduces Bill Bryson's entertaining guide to science - 'A Short History of Nearly Everything', - to our panel - Julia Eccleshare of the Guardian, teacher Stacey Jordan, and Youth Worker Ghulam Hassan
William Nicholson : the graphic work by Colin Campbell( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Memoirs of a fox-hunting man by Siegfried Sassoon( Book )
20 editions published between 1928 and 2015 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
George was born into a world of village cricket matches and fox-hunting, but his failing income and the onset of war threatens his way of life. A touching depiction of pre-First World War Britain, Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man is also a coming-of-age story which follows George from a shy and awkward childhood, through shiftless adolescence, to an officer just beginning to understand the horrors of trench warfare
Moss and feather by W. H Davies( Book )
5 editions published in 1928 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams Bianco( Book )
28 editions published between 1922 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 143 libraries worldwide
In the nursery, only the toys that are old and wise truly understand what it means to be Real. The Velveteen Rabbit, a newcomer, asks one of the most knowledgeable toys, what being real means. "Real isn't how you're made," says the Skin Horse. It's a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time
Mock Beggar Hall by Robert Graves( Book )
3 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
The velveteen rabbit by Margery Williams Bianco( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1975 and 1990 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
A touch of nursery magic makes a toy bunny become real
The pirate twins by William Nicholson( Book )
13 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 84 libraries worldwide
A little girl finds two tiny pirate twins on the beach. She takes care of them and teaches them different things. One day they runaway back to sea
The hour of magic and other poems by W. H Davies( Book )
6 editions published between 1922 and 2007 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
An almanac of twelve sports by William Nicholson( Book )
18 editions published between 1897 and 2010 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
William Nicholson by William Nicholson( Book )
5 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
The art of William Nicholson by William Nicholson( Book )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Om den engelske kunstner William Nicholson (1872-1949)
 
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Alternative Names
Beggarstaff Brothers
Beggarstaff, W.
Beggarstaff, W. 1872-1949
Beggerstaff 1872-1949
Nicholson, Sir William
Nicholson, Sir William Newzam Prior
Nicholson, W.N.P., 1872-1949
Nicholson, William Newzam Prior
Nicholson, William Sir 1872-1949
Sir William Nicholson
William Newzam Prior Nicholson
William Nicholson
William Nicholson britischer Maler, Illustrator und Autor
William Nicholson British painter, wood-engraver and illustrator (1872–1949)
William Nicholson Brits kunstschilder (1872-1949)
Вільям Ніколсон
Николсон, Уильям
ויליאם ניקולסון סופר בריטי
ウィリアム・ニコルソン
ニコルソン, ウィリアム
Languages
English (373)
German (5)
Japanese (4)
Polish (3)
Chinese (1)
Korean (1)
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