About the artist :
Born in Beirut in 1933, Harout Torossian studied at Alba (1953-1955) and at the Paris Fine Arts from 1956 to 1961. He participated in a large number of group and individual exhibitions from Paris to Detroit, through Rio de Janeiro, Yerevan, Marseille and Beirut. He has received numerous prestigious awards and several decorations from national institutions for his contribution to Lebanese art. Harout Torossian has also taught drawing and painting at the Lebanese University and Alba and is the subject of several publications.