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The Painting

An oil on board, measuring 11¾" x 18". Signed Holland. Provenance: previously with R.S.J. Savage & Son, Northampton.


About the Artist

George Herbert Buckingham Holland (1901-1987) was born in Northampton. He was educated at Northampton Grammar School and trained as an artist at Northampton School of Art and Leicester College of Art (1918-23). In 1923 he opened a studio at Whitworth Chambers, George Row, Northampton. He lived in Chelsea, London, for a while before returning in 1939 to Northampton, where he resided for the rest of his life. He was primarily a portrait painter (three of his works are in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery) but he also painted landscapes and still life. A retrospective exhibition of his work was held in 1997 at the Central Museum and Art Gallery, Northampton, to mark the 10th anniversary of his death.


The Subject

Ravenstone, near Olney, Buckinghamshire. Hayricks at a farm in Ravenstone, with cattle in the ford.

G. H. B. Holland


Ravenstone, near Olney, Buckinghamshire


G. H. B. Holland - Ravenstone, near Olney, Buckinghamshire