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Nicolson, (Lionel) Benedict (1914-1978), art historian

Nigel Nicolson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/31500
Nicolson, (Lionel) Benedict (1914-1978), art historian


Nicolson, (Lionel) Benedict (1914-1978), art historian, was born on 6 August 1914 in his grandfather's house, Knole, near Sevenoaks, Kent, the elder son and elder child of Sir Harold George Nicolson (1886-1968), diplomatist, author, and MP, and his wife, Victoria Mary (Vita) Sackville-West (1892-1962), poet, novelist, biographer, and gardener. He ...

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