IVANYI, Jocelyn Entwisle

1902 - 1993

As Jocelyn Entwisle Peters, she was born at Crawley, Sussex on 14 March 1902, daughter of Thomas Entwisle Peters and his wife Gladys Morgan née Whitier, who married at Manhattan, New York on 19 December 1900. Jocelyn 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, Béla Iványi-Grünwald (2 March 1902-22 January 1965), whose namesake father (6 May 1867–24 September 1940) was the notable painter, and they moved from London to Alphamstone on the Suffolk/Essex border. Jocelyn made her living as a dressmaker, designer, and milliner, and was a naďve painter who only took up art at the age of 77, with flowers and animals from her own created garden and often featured herself in her pictures. She exhibited at the Ipswich Art Club from 'Whitens', Alphamstone in 1979, two paintings 'The Good Life' and 'Essex Hills'. As Jocelyn Entwisle Ivanyi, she died at 4 Hassells Courtyard, Westgate Street, Long Melford, Suffolk on 11 May 1993.

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