'Emma Holt', Percy Bigland

Portrait of woman in white dress

Emma was the only child of George and Elizabeth Holt. She was twenty-one years old when her parents moved to Sudley in 1883, and she lived in the house for the rest of her life.

She was a noted philanthropist and supporter of women’s causes. She left Sudley, its grounds, and its collection of paintings to the City of Liverpool at her death in 1944. 

Artwork Details

Medium and Support: Oil on canvas
Date: 1889
Accession No: WAG 8700