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Nicholson, William 1872-1949

Overview
Works: 234 works in 588 publications in 4 languages and 13,178 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Biography  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogues raisonnés  Poetry 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Artist, Engraver, Editor, Honoree
Classifications: PZ7.B4713, FIC
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The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How toys become real by Margery Williams Bianco( Book )

82 editions published between 1922 and 2017 in English and held by 4,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A soft toy rabbit comes to life because a child loves it. Grades 4-5
Seven pillars of wisdom : a triumph by T. e Lawrence( Book )

7 editions published between 1935 and 1991 in English and held by 3,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic account of the Arab tribes' guerrilla warfare against Turkish forces during World War II and of Lawrence's part in and reflections on that warfare
Clever Bill by William Nicholson( Book )

29 editions published between 1926 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary forgets to pack her favorite toy soldier to take with her on a visit to her aunt
William Nicholson by Sanford Schwartz( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member 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."--BOOK JACKET
The art of William Nicholson by William Nicholson( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member 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
Polly by John Gay( Book )

6 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True travellers, a tramps opera in three acts by W. H Davies( Book )

6 editions published between 1923 and 1924 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Nicholson : catalogue raisonné of the oil paintings by Patricia Reed( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member 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 )

16 editions published between 1898 and 2009 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member 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 : the graphic work by Colin Campbell( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Nicholson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member 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
Moss and feather by W. H Davies( Book )

5 editions published in 1928 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of an infantry officer by Siegfried Sassoon( Book )

19 editions published between 1928 and 2015 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member 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
William Nicholson : paintings, drawings & prints by William Nicholson( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in Undetermined and English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mock Beggar Hall by Robert Graves( Book )

2 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The feather bed by Robert Graves( Book )

2 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Nicholson by William Nicholson( Book )

6 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The velveteen rabbit by Margery Williams Bianco( Recording )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1990 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A touch of nursery magic makes a toy bunny become real
The hour of magic and other poems by W. H Davies( Book )

6 editions published between 1922 and 2007 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The square book of animals by William Nicholson( Book )

12 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and German and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How toys become real
Alternative Names
Beggarstaff, W.

Beggarstaff, W. 1872-1949

Beggerstaff 1872-1949

Nicholson, Sir William

Nicholson, Sir William Newzam Prior

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 Brits kunstschilder (1872-1949)

Williams, Margery

Вільям Ніколсон

Николсон, Уильям

ウィリアム・ニコルソン

ニコルソン, ウィリアム

Languages
English (290)

German (4)

Japanese (3)

French (2)

Covers
Seven pillars of wisdom : a triumphClever BillWilliam NicholsonThe art of William NicholsonWilliam Nicholson : catalogue raisonné of the oil paintingsAn alphabetMemoirs of an infantry officerThe velveteen rabbitThe hour of magic and other poems