AMBROSE, EDWARD

(b. 1814, d. 1890)

Sculptor

From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

Born in Cork in 1814. He became a student in the Royal Academy, London, in December, 1845, and afterwards studied in Paris, Rome and Louvain. He returned to London about 1851 and resided at 101 Stanhope Street for some years. He was an exhibitor in the Royal Academy in 1851 and 1864, and also in the Royal Hibernian Academy and at Liverpool, where he was awarded a medal. His "Cupid and Psyche" was in the Cork exhibition in 1852. The latter part of his life was passed in Cork, and he died there on 29th April, 1890, aged 76.

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