Victor Ambrus

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Victor Ambrus

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Victor Ambrus at work on a Time Team shoot
Born
László Győző Ambrus

(1935-08-19)19 August 1935
Budapest, Hungary
Died10 February 2021(2021-02-10) (aged 85)
NationalityBritish
Known forIllustration
AwardsKate Greenaway Medal
1965
1975
Daler Rowney Prize
1993
World Wildlife Fund Prize, Society of Wildlife Artists
1993
Royal Academy of Arts, Arts Club Drawing Prize
1996

Victor Ambrus FRSA (born László Győző Ambrus, 19 August 1935 – 10 February 2021) was a Hungarian-born British illustrator. He also became known from his appearances on the Channel 4 television archaeology series Time Team.

Ambrus was an Associate of the Royal College of Art and a Fellow of both the Royal Society of Arts and the Royal Society of Painters, Etchers and Engravers.

Ambrus died on 10 February 2021, at the age of 85.[1]

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