Zabelle Boyajian was born in 1873 in Diyarbakır in the Diyarbekir Vilayet of the Ottoman Empire (one of the ancient Armenian capitals, Tigranakert). An Armenian writer, illustrator, translator and painter. After her father's murder during the Hamidian massacres, in 1895, Boyajian, her mother and her brother moved to London, where she enrolled at the Slade School of Fine Art. Beside her hard work to translate outstanding Armenian and British writers’ poetry and novels, she was very much interested to travel in her own imagination and embodied the legends of Armenian history in marvelous paintings like “The Legend about Akhtamar, Ara and Samiramis, Lady and Minstrel, Mother Armenia, Anush Fortress, Royal wedding, The vision of Rosifel, the Princess of Armenia, and many other. Zabelle’s artworks had been exhibited in London, Germany, Egypt, France, Italy, and Belgium.