Martha Wright Ambrose
Martha Wright Ambrose was active/lived in Louisiana. Martha Ambrose is known for land-and townscape painting (New Orleans).
Biography Martha Wright Ambrose
Only recently were the works of Martha Wright Ambrose discovered by a friend, Scott Veazey, who had purchased the late artist's former home. In it he found countless oils and watercolors spanning the arc of the elusive artist's career. The discovery of such a sizeable collection naturally led to academic and art historical interest, and the late Ambrose would become the subject of an overdue and impressive monograph, a joint effort between renowned local author, Roulhac Toledano, and Veazey published in 2016.
Guatemalan-born Ambrose moved to New Orleans at the age of eight and started formally studying art in 1931 after winning a yearlong scholarship to the New Orleans Arts and Crafts Club's art school. This twist
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