Vava Khachadourian

Vava Khachaturian born in 1895 and died at the age of 89 in 1984. Before Vava began her career as an artist in the 1940′s, she was an original model for the late painter Henri Matisse. Vava was originally a native of Turkey. However, she received her education while living in Russia, Paris and Vienna. Eventually in 1940, she and her Husband Sarkis Khachaturian; also an artist, left for the United States to begin a new life