Ambrose McCarthy Patterson
(1877 - 1967)
Ambrose McCarthy Patterson was active/lived in Washington, California / Australia. Ambrose Patterson is known for modernist-leaning landscape, genre and figure painting.
Biography Ambrose McCarthy Patterson
Ambrose McCarthy Patterson (29 June 1877 – 26 December 1966) was a painter and printmaker. He was born in Daylesford, Victoria. He studied at the Melbourne Art School under E. Phillips Fox and Tudor St George Tucker, at the National Gallery Art School in Melbourne, and continued his studies in Paris at the Académie Colarossi and the Académie Julian under Lucien Simon, André Lhote and Maxime Maufra.
In Paris he became a friend of compatriot Nellie Melba, the famous soprano; Patterson's brother, Tom, was married to Melba's sister, Belle. Through Melba's influence, he was able to continue his studies with John Singer Sargent. He became part of the Paris arts scene and exhibited at the first Salon d'Automne exhibitions. He had five pain
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