Gallery | Victor Ambrus’ Pastel Portraits

In the pastel work of Hungarian-born British artist Victor Ambrus, one may find very little in the way of superfluous marks: His portraits are sparsely rendered, generally depicting only the subject and leaving the larger mise-en-scène to the viewer’s imagination. And yet in his precise, gestural strokes, he’s able to convey both a likeness and the sense of a rich interior world. Enjoy this web-exclusive gallery of his work below, and read more about Victor Ambrus in the June 2012 issue of Pastel Journal.


Natalie With Apple Basket | pastel

Natalie With Apple Basket (pastel) by Victor Ambrus


Morris Man | pastel

Morris Man (pastel) by Victor Ambrus


Claire | pastel

Claire (pastel) by Victor Ambrus


Seargeant Petters Lonely Hearts | pastel

Sergeant Peppers Lonely Hearts (pastel) by Victor Ambrus


Spanish Dancer | pastel

Spanish Dancer (pastel) by Victor Ambrus


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