Sir William Nicholson (1872-1949)
Lithographic transfer of the hand-coloured woodcut
Published by William Heinemann, 1898
As part of the Popular Edition of "An Almanac of Twelve Sports"
Image size: 19.9 cm x 19.8 cm
Framed size: 38 cm x 36.5 cm
For his graphic works Nicholson was inspired by the simple woodblock prints in Georgian 'chapbooks' which, though crude, could nevertheless convey complicated images through clever design. Nicholson's illustrations for An Almanac of Twelve Sports were accompanied by verses composed by Rudyard Kipling.
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