Winifred Nicholson

1893–1981

Winifred Nicholson, ‘Flower Table’ 1928–9
Flower Table 1928–9
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Christopher Wood, ‘The Fisherman’s Farewell’ 1928
Christopher Wood
The Fisherman’s Farewell 1928

Winifred Nicholson (21 December 1893 – 5 March 1981) was a British painter. She was married to the painter Ben Nicholson, and was thus the daughter-in-law of the painter William Nicholson and his wife, the painter Mabel Pryde. She was the mother of the painter Kate Nicholson.

Winifred Nicholson was a colourist who developed a personal impressionistic style, concentrating on domestic still life objects and landscapes. She often combined the two subjects as seen in her painting From Bedroom Window, Bankshead showing a landscape viewed through a window, with flowers in a vase in the foreground.

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Sir William Nicholson, recipients: Ben Nicholson OM, Winifred Nicholson Letter to Ben and Winifred Nicholson from Ben’s father William thanking them for having him to stay at Bankshead

8 July 1924