Dictionary of


Art  &  Artist





 

 


Benson Ambrosius

 

 

Ambrosius Benson        Pages: 1-2


(1495 - 1550)

Ambrosius Benson was born in Italy but began working in Bruges in 1518. Initially, he worked as an assistant to Gerard David. His paintings were successful in the Italian and Spanish markets and were created specifically for export to those locations. He painted primarily religious paintings but also produced some portraits.





La Piedad

 

 

 
 

Discuss Art

Please note: site admin does not answer any questions. This is our readers discussion only.

 
| privacy