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Birger Sandzén was born in Blidsberg, Sweden in 1871. He studied art in Stockholm with Anders Zorn and Richard Berg and for approximately three months in Paris with Edmond François Aman-Jean. In 1894, he came to Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas, to teach languages and assist in the art department and vocal music department. He remained at Bethany for the remainder of his career, becoming the principal art instructor in 1899 and retiring in 1946. Throughout this period, and after he retired as Professor Emeritus, he was a prolific painter and printmaker until his death in 1954. During his lifetime he completed in excess of 2600 oil paintings and 500 watercolors. He created 207 lithographs, 94 block prints and 27 drypoints, which when the editions are totaled amount to over 33,000 prints. In addition he was a consummate draftsman, filling over 80 sketchbooks.

Throughout his career he exhibited extensively throughout the United States and in Sweden. His works are found in every major Kansas art museum and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts in Santa Fe, the Library of Congress, the Chicago Art Institute, the Denver Art Museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the National Museum of Stockholm.

Birger Sandzén was a founder of the Mid-West Art Exhibition held annually in Lindsborg and the Smoky Hill Art Club. He organized the Prairie Water Color Painters and was a charter member of the Prairie Print Makers. He was a member of the Philadelphia Water Color Society; the New York Water Color Club; the Society of American Etchers, Gravers, Lithographers, and Woodcutters; the Taos Society of Artists; and other important professional groups.


Birger Sandzen Artwork For Sale Artwork For Sale

Artist:Sandzen, Birger
Medium: Oil
Dimensions: 20 x 24
Price: $50,000
Lilacs
Artist:Sandzen, Birger
Medium: Oil
Dimensions: 22 x 32
Price: $17,500
Stockholm River Scene
Artist:Sandzen, Birger
Medium: Oil
Dimensions: 18 x 26
Price: $12,000
Lake in Sweden – 1905
Artist:Sandzen, Birger
Medium: Pencil
Dimensions: 11½ x 17½
Price: $5,000
Rock Drawing
Artist:Sandzen, Birger
Medium: Lithograph
Dimensions: 14¾ x 20
Price: $1,600
Garden of the Gods
Artist:Sandzen, Birger
Medium: Lithograph
Dimensions: 7 x 9¾
Price: $1,200
Lake at Sunset
Artist:Sandzen, Birger
Medium: Woodblock
Dimensions: 9 x 12
Price: $900
Dream Canyon
Artist:Sandzen, Birger
Medium: Reproduction
Dimensions: 6½ x 9½
Price: $165
Trees

Birger Sandzen Artwork For Sale
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