Ben Nicholson

male / British
Denham (England) 1894-04-10
London (England) 1982-02-06
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Son of Mabel Pryde (Nicholson) and Sir William Nicholson. Was married to the painter Winifred Nicholson from 1920 to 1933, with the sculptor Barbara Hepworth from 1933 to 1951 and with photographer Felicitas Vogler from 1957 to 1977. Father of Kate, Simon and Rachel Nicholson. Not to be confused with the art historian Lionel Benedict (Ben) Nicolson (1914-1978).
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Period of activity
1912 - 1982
ca. 1912-1982
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This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
figure, geometric abstraction, landscape (as genre), abstraction, still life
Entered on: 1991-10-29; Modification on: 2018-04-30


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