8 7/8 x 12 1/16 in. (22.5 x 30.6 cm)
James Dexter Havens
(Rochester, New York, 1900 - 1960, Fairport, NY)
Medium and Support:
Color wood engraving
Bequest of Sylvia Davis
Location: Not currently on view
"Havens passed through this alley on his way to the parachute factory where he worked in 1943. On D-Day the woman who lived here placed the flags in her flowerpots.
"Print Prize, 11th Annual Western New York Exhibition, The Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, Albright Art Gallery.
"An 'Alley Ardor' exhibited with the Rochester Art Club in 1945 for $150, was probably the painting of the same scene."
--information from "The Graphic Art of James D. Havens in the Print Department of the Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum, " Leora Zeitlin, summer 1974. Copy in MAG Archives.
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