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John Holland Sr.
Drawing Water, oil on canvas



John Holland Snr British, (c.1805 fl. 1831-1879) Drawing Water Oil on canvas, signed Image size: 13½ inches x 20½ inches Size including frame: 20 inches x 27 inches John Holland Senior was a painter of landscapes and coastal scenes who was born in Nottingham around 1805. He was the brother of Samuel Holland a painter and sign writer and uncle to his namesake John Holland (1857-1920) whom he taught to work in charcoal and Samuel S Holland both of whom were artists. He exhibited at Suffolk Street from 1831-1879 and at the British Institution between 1865-1866. He lived for most of his life in Nottingham and Gunthorpe, travelling around the British countryside and coast to paint. A number of his works are held by the Buxton Museum, Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council, Nottingham Art Gallery and the Williamson Art Gallery. The painting is housed in a new English made gilt frame which is in excellent condition.


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    H 20 in. x W 27 in.

    H 50.8 cm x W 68.58 cm

  • Gallery location
    Moreton-In-Marsh, GB
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