Landscapes of the American West just a little while back. Birger Sandzén, painter. Living from 1871 to 1954, Sandzén was from Sweden but came to the United States and painted here. Also taught art at Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas.

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“Creek at Moonrise.” ca. 1921. Oil on canvas. Signed “Birger Sandzén” on the bottom right. Collections of the Brooklyn Museum. Image source: Online collections of the Brooklyn Museum. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1925. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Brooklyn_Museum_-_Creek_at_Moonrise_-_Sven_Birger_Sandz%C3%A9n_-_overall.jpg
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“A Mountain Symphony (Longs Peak, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado). 1927. Oil on canvas. © Estate of the artist. Image © Denver Art Museum. Fair use license. via https://denverartmuseum.org/article/mountain-symphony-display-public-first-time-90-years
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“In the Heart of the Rockies – Long Peak, Rocky Mountain National Park”. Undated. Oil on canvas. Signed “Birger Sandzén, Lindsborg, Kans[as]” on the back. “© Estate of the artist. Image © 2008-2020 Bukowski Auktioner AB. Fair use license. via https://www.bukowskis.com/en/auctions/589/890-birger-sandzen-in-the-heart-of-the-rockies-long-peak-rocky-mountain-national-park

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