Benedict Nicholson

(Lionel) Benedict Nicholson (1914-1978), generally known as Ben,  was only 17 when he became a WR judge – he’s the elder son of Vita Sackville -West and Harold Nicholson. He went on to an impressive career as an art historian, and, although homosexual, he was advised by Vita to marry. The marriage was not a success. One imagines that Vita foisted him on Gerald Barry, but he does make a fair fist of the work.

Here he is in later liife:

Bennicholson

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