Artist biography

Cliff HOLDEN b. 1919

Painter of figures and landscape, designer, and maker of serigraphs. Born 12 December 1919 in Manchester. Studied agriculture and veterinary seicnce. Began painting 1943. Studied with David Bomberg and became a member and first President of the Borough Group 1946. First one-man exhibition in Stockholm 1956; his first in England at Manchester 1959. Member of the Society of Industrial Artists 1959; London Group 1961. Has lived and painted mainly in Sweden since 1956.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I