(1805 - 1870)

Ambrose Andrews was born in West Stockbridge, MA in 1805. He was a painter of landscapes, portraits and miniatures.

He studied at the National Academy of Design, NYC in 1824.

He started to work as a full time artist shortly after 1824 and was active throughout his life. He worked in Schuylerville, New York in 1824, in Troy, New York from 1829 to 1831, in Stockbridge, MA in 1836, in New Haven, CT in 1837, in New Orleans from 1841 to 1842, in New York City from 1847 to 1853, and in Buffalo, NY and St Louis, MO from 1856 to 1859.

Andrews exhibited successfully throughout his career at such prestigious venues as the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia in 1848, The National Academy of Design, New York City in 1849, The American Institute, NYC in 1856 (a portrait of Henry Clay), The American Art-Union from 1847-1853 (views of Montreal, Vermont and Connecticut), St Louis Art Museum in 1844 and at The Royal Academy, London in 1859.

Today, Ambrose Andrews works can be found in private and public collections in the USA and abroad, including The New York Historical Society, NYC. (A color portrait of Philip Schuyler and family of Schuylerville, painted in 1824).

He died sometime after 1870.

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