After earning her B.A. from Yale University in 2009 with Distinction in the Art History major, Emma began her career at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she undertook a year-long Kress Fellowship in the Robert Lehman Collection. She subsequently completed her Master’s degree in Art History at the Courtauld Institute in London, where she graduated with Distinction on her dissertation on the 14th-century Paduan painter Guariento d’Arpo.
Emma joined Christie’s in 2011 as a specialist in the Old Master Paintings department, where she remained until May 2017, serving as Head of Sale for the New York office. Emma has also worked in Florence, Italy, at Villa La Pietra and in New York at both the Guggenheim Museum and the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art.