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Vere Davidge 1968
George Herbert Buckingham Holland (1901–1987)
Keble College, University of Oxford
Painter, educated at the Grammar School in Northampton, where he was born and made his career. He worked as a commercial artist before studying at Leicester School of Art and Chelsea Polytechnic. Was a founder-member of Northampton Town and County Art Society and its president in 1949–50. He was noted for his portraits and showed at RP, Alpine Club Gallery, ROI and elsewhere. National Portrait Gallery, Royal Academy of Music and National Library of Wales hold his work. Holland’s fine 1947 portrait of Lady Margaret Isham is in the Isham family home, Lamport Hall, Northamptonshire.
Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)