SIR WILLIAM NICHOLSON (1872-1949)
SIR WILLIAM NICHOLSON (1872-1949)
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SIR WILLIAM NICHOLSON (1872-1949)

Miss Simpson's Boots

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SIR WILLIAM NICHOLSON (1872-1949)
Miss Simpson's Boots
indistinctly signed and dated 'Nicholson 1919' (lower left), inscribed and dated again, 'Miss Simpson/July 19' (centre right)
oil on canvas
21 5⁄8 x 23 1⁄2 in. (55 x 59.7cm.)
Painted in July 1919.
Provenance
with Goupil Gallery, London, where purchased by Alexander Reid in 1919.
with Alex. Reid & Lefevre, London, 1926.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 26 June 1940, lot 162, where purchased by Major Lessore.
with Beaux Arts, London.
Lady Marjorie Stirling by 1942, and by descent to the present owner.
Literature
M. Steen, William Nicholson, London, 1943, p. 140.
R. Nichols, William Nicholson, London, 1948, pl. 9.
L. Browse, William Nicholson, London, 1956, p. 71, no. 234.
A. Nicholson (ed.), William Nicholson: Painter, London, 1996, p. 148, illustrated.
S. Schwartz, William Nicholson, London and New Haven, 2004, pp. 196-197, 280, no. 185, illustrated.
Exhibition catalogue, William Nicholson (1872-1949): British Painter and Printmaker, London, Royal Academy, 2004, pp. 87, 151, no. 34, illustrated.
Exhibition catalogue, William Nicholson Paintings, New York, Paul Kasmin Gallery, 2006, p. 24, illustrated.
Exhibition catalogue, William Nicholson (1872-1949): A Particular Painter, London, Browse & Darby, 2011, n.p., no. 17, illustrated.
P. Reed, William Nicholson: Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings, London, 2011, pp. 352, 665, no. 414, illustrated.
Exhibited
London, Goupil Gallery, The Goupil Gallery Salon, November - December 1919, no. 46.
Manchester, City Art Gallery, Pictures by Modern Artists Including A Group By Laura Knight, Autumn 1920, no. 81.
Warminster, Lord Weymouth's Grammar School, Exhibition of Paintings from the Beaux Arts Gallery by Sir William Nicholson, Richard Sickert, and Other Eminent Artists, February - March 1941, no. 6.
London, National Gallery, Exhibition of Paintings by Sir William Nicholson and Jack B. Yeats, January - March 1942, no. 60.
London, Tate Gallery, The Private Collector, March - April 1950, no. 189.
London, Marlborough Fine Art, Sir William Nicholson, March 1967, no. 18.
London, Royal Academy, William Nicholson (1872-1949): British Painter and Printmaker, October 2004 - January 2005, no. 34.
New York, Paul Kasmin Gallery, William Nicholson Paintings, February - March 2006, exhibition not numbered.
London, Browse & Darby, William Nicholson 1872-1949: A Particular Painter, April - May 2011, no. 17.

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