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 1940-50. He was noted for his portraits and showed at RP, Alpine Club Gallery, ROI and elsewhere. National Portrait Gallery, Royal Academy of usic and National Library pf Wales hold his work. Holland's fine 1947 portrait of Lady Margaret Isham is i the Isham family home, Lamport, Northamptonshire.