The painting Mrs Harold Harley by George Herbert Buckingham Holland (1901-1987), oil on canvas, painted in 1962, was donated to the museum.
George Herbert Buckingham Holland, was born in Northampton. He was educated at Northampton Grammar School and trained as an artist at Northampton School of Art and Leicester College of Art (1918-23). In 1923 he opened a studio at Whitworth Chambers, George Row, Northampton.
Northampton Museum and Art Gallery have many examples of his work and three of his paintings are in the collection of the National Gallery.
This painting was chosen by Phyllis Sims, volunteer. Phyllis chose this painting as Painting of the Month as she thought the colours were very cheery and the style was very modern.