Description

    Birger Sandzén (American, 1871-1954)
    Mountain Peak in Sunshine, circa 1917
    Oil on canvas
    57-1/4 x 38-1/4 inches (145.4 x 97.2 cm)
    Signed lower left: Birger Sandzén
    Signed, titled, and inscribed on stretcher: Mountain Peak in Sunshine / Birger Sandzen, Lindsborg, Kans.

    PROPERTY FROM A MIDWESTERN INSTITUTION

    PROVENANCE:
    Private Midwestern collection;
    Donated to the present owner from the above, 1968.

    EXHIBITED:
    The Swedish American Artists Sixth Exhibition, Chicago, Illinois, 1917.
    Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, "Birger Sandzén, Retrospective," September 25-November 12, 1969.


    Estimate: $100,000 - $150,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Unlined canvas; There appears to be light overall surface grime as well as a few areas of light craquelure with a few tiny abrasions to the impasto; under UV exam, there appears to be no previous restoration.  Framed Dimensions 63 X 43.75 Inches

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    7th Saturday
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