Ben Nicholson

1894-1982

Born into a family of artists, Ben Nicholson was the son of artists Sir William Nicholson and Mable Pryde. His artistic journey began when was influenced by his father from an early age to paint still-lifes. During the years 1910-11 he studied at the Slade School of Art and during 1912-1914 spent most of his time travelling between France and Italy.