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James Holland

1799-1870 England/Romanticism-Watercolours


Brief Biography-James Holland was born in Staffordshire, England, in 1799. He began painting pottery in a factory with his father early. In 1819, he painted in London and taught drawing, eventually exhibiting at the Royal Academy and becoming a member of The Society of Painters in Watercolours by 1856. His interest in architecture brought him to many European countries producing several paintings and drawings for book illustrations. Most of his work was in watercolour; however, he also painted in oils.


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The Langford

The Langford Family in their Drawing Room

A Shrine in

A Shrine in Venice

Charlton House-

Charlton House-Kent

Seminary from
the Freixo

Seminary from the Freixo

Church of Gesuati

Church of Gesuati Venice

The King William

The King William Quadrangle of Greenwich Hospital