"Street Urchins" by Albert Ludovici (1820 -1894) British
Oil on Wood Panel 15 x 7 inches
Signed with initials and dated 1861 lower left
Biography from Christie's London, King Street
The son of a painter (also called Albert Ludovici), Ludovici Junior was born in Prague, although his family seems to have lived in England from his very early childhood. He studied in Paris and in 1878 Ludovici joined the Society of British Artists, for which his father acted as Treasurer.