Percy William (PW Holt) Holt
(1881 - 1958)
Percy William (P.W. Holt) Holt was active/lived in Texas, New York. Percy Holt is known for landscape and nature study painting.
Biography Percy William (P.W. Holt) Holt
Holt with his family moved to Galveston when he was very young. According to the social page of the Galveston Daily News, he spent his early 20s participating in a constant flurry of cotillions, oyster roasts, weddings, beach parties, and whist tournaments. He is listed in early Galveston city directories as a clerk, but by 1926 and thereafter, he is shown as either an artist or an art instructor.
In 1908, the newspaper described him as a “devotee of the fine arts,” indicating that his priorities had turned from social activities towards artistic studies. In 1907, at the age of 26, Holt left for two months to visit New York. The next year, he visited Rome, Florence, Venice, and Paris. In 1910, he spent some time in Chicago. A
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