IVANYI, Jocelyn Entwisle

1902 - 1993

As Jocelyn Entwhisle Peters, she was born at Crawley, Sussex on 14 March 1902, daughter of Thomas Entwhisle Peters and his wife Gladys Morgan née Whitier, who married at Manhattan, New York on 19 December 1900. She married three times, firstly at Chelsea in 1925, Guy Robinson by whom she had a son, and secondly at St Pancras, London in 1932 Maurice Richards and divorced both. Her third marriage, at Westminster in 1953, was to Hungarian art historian and writer, Bela Ivanyi-Grunwald, whose father was a notable painter and they moved from London to Alphamstone on the Suffolk/Essex border. She made her living as a dressmaker and designer and made hats and was a naive painter who took up art at the age of 77 and from her own created garden, flowers and animals often featured in her pictures. She exhibited at the Ipswich Art Club from 'Whitens', Alphamstone in 1979, two paintings 'The Good Life' and 'Essex Hills'. She died in the Bury St Edmund's district of Suffolk in May 1993.

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