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 paintings are housed in new, English made gilt frames which are in excellent condition.
|Image Size||8.5 inches x 11.5 inches (21.6cm x 29cm)|
|Framed Size||13.75 inches x 16.75 inches (35cm x 43cm)|