Sir William Nicholson (1872-1949), Wikipedia entry here, might be better known today as being the father of modernist painter Ben Nicholson. In his time, Sir William was well known in Britain for his paintings, illustrations, engravings and stage settings.
In the Gallery section below, portraits are featured first, this to demonstrate his ability level in an area requiring acute observation. The second part shows some of his landscapes, the subject matter of his pupil, Winston Churchill.
Creator of Peter Pan.
British essayist and caricaturist.
Socialite and patron of the arts.
Prominent South African leader.
Chartwell was Winston Churchill's home in Kent.