Daughter of Dora and Ernest Altounyan.
Mavis Guzelian, née Altounyan (1920-1998)
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- ReferenceGB 1239 462/11
- Dates of Creation1935
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume
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Born in Aleppo, Syria, Mavis later studied at Chelsea School of Art under Henry Moore, interrupted by a war-time stint working for a news agency in Jerusalem. She married Melkon Guzelian, a refugee from Armenia whom she had met in Syria while helping run the hospital founded by her grandfather.