The Austrian sculptor Gustinus Ambrosi created works of art over a period of 50 years and influenced the Austrian artistic community of the 20th century. Today his pieces of art are almost forgotten and only his portrait busts remained famous. It is important to mention that he was a sculptor and therefore he has created numerous sculptures. His themes were pri-marily influenced by Greek mythology, Christian motives and allegorical depictions like the depiction of human fate. One of his works, a bust of the founder of criminalistics Hans Gross, can be found in the assembly hall of the Karl-Franzens University. Nowadays, his artworks are exhibited in his last workshop in the Viennese Augarten, which is part of the Belvedere. Besides of the Ambrosi Museum in the Augarten, there is also another museum dedicated to his works, the so-called ?Ambrosi House? in Stallhofen Styria. Ambrosi was not only sculptor and poet but was also an Austrian who witnessed the history of Austria from the Habsburg monarchy up to his death during the Second Republic. His life and works shall be dealt with and explained in context with the respective political situation of the time.