(1873 - 1945)
Ivan Swift was active/lived in Michigan. Ivan Swift is known for landscape, portrait, graphics.
Biography Ivan Swift
The following is from Julie Ramsey:
My mother Virginia Margaret Hall - Duggan (1915-) met Ivan through her aunt, Ann Broad, a nurse from the Ford Hospital and born in Ionia, Michigan, who was involved with Ivan for a number of years until Broad's death in the 30's.
Virginia had a heart condition and was bed ridden for six months, when she was twelve years old. Ivan visited her regularly, told her stories and wrote a poem for her. To the best of her recollection the poem was as follows:
Mine still is to grieve and to wander.
Hers waits at the Courts of kings.
Oh the grief and the price we squandered
For the way of the (waif or wage ?) that sings.
He lived in a hotel near the Detroit Art Center when
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