Raphael von Ambros (Austrian, 1855-1895) A street vendor
Lot 41
Raphael von Ambros
(Austrian, 1855-1895)
A street vendor
Sold for £ 110,500 (US$ 140,128) inc. premium

Lot Details
Raphael von Ambros (Austrian, 1855-1895) A street vendor
Raphael von Ambros (Austrian, 1855-1895)
A street vendor
signed, inscribed and dated 'R Ambros. Paris. 89.' (lower right)
oil on panel
38.5 x 47cm (15 3/16 x 18 1/2in).

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Private collection, UK

    Born in Prague, Raphael von Ambros was a pupil of Hans Makart (1840-1884) at the famous Vienna Academy, where he would have studied alongside an extraordinary generation of Orientalist painters such as Jean Discart (French, 1856-1944), Ludwig Deutsch (1855-1935) and Rudolf Ernst (1854-1932). Like his contemporaries, Ambros found the perfect audience for his Cairo street scenes at the Paris Salon, where he exhibited from 1887.
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