Lot 46
James Dexter Havens (1900-1960)

LATE LIGHT, 1934, Oil on board; signed and dated 1934 lower right, signed and titled to exhibition label verso Together with: SCARLET RUNNER BEANS, 1957 Colour woodcut on Japon paper; signed, titled, dated 1957 and numbered 32/80 in pencil to margin, height 20.0" — 50.8cm, width 22.0" — 55.9cm


Est. $700/1000
Realised: $660
Auction Date: 10/05/2017


Provenance: According to the consignor, these works were purchased in the 1980’s in Rochester, New York from a gallery run by the daughter of the artist

Exhibited: The painting: The Memorial Art Gallery of Rochester, Twenty First Annual Exhibition of Rochester Art, March, 1934 sent from the artist’s address: RFD- Fairport, New York to the label verso

Note: The artist was the first American to receive insulin in Canada as it was not yet approved for sale and distribution


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