Collection of furniture and books by Various artists

Collection of furniture and books with decorative bindings, mostly Victorian.

Details

Acquired in:
1992
Bequeathed by:
George Holt through The Art Fund

Part of a collection of 297 works distributed to 11 public collections including 3 in Liverpool. A connoisseur and patron of the arts on Merseyside, and a generous supporter of the Art Fund, George Paimer Holt (1910-1990) played an influential role in the management of the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool and was a Trustee of the National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside at the end of his life. As a member of the leading Liverpool ship-owning family who founded the Blue Funnel Line and the grandson of Liverpool's First Lord Mayor, he was able to present very effectively the case for the arts to the business community on Merseyside.

Provenance

George Holt

Venue details

Sudley House Mossley Hill Road, LIVERPOOL Merseyside L18 8BX 0151 724 3245 www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/sudley

Entry details

Free to all

Daily, 10am – 5pm

Closed 25 – 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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