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    Birger Sandzén (American, 1871-1954)
    Aspens, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, 1930
    Oil on canvas
    40 x 30 inches (101.6 x 76.2 cm)
    Signed lower right: Birger Sandzén
    Signed, dated, titled, and inscribed on the reverse: Aspens / Rocky Mountain National Park, Colo / Birger Sandzén, Lindsborg, Kansas 1930

    Property from a Palm Beach Estate

    PROVENANCE:
    The artist;
    Alfrida Sandzén, by descent;
    Margaret Sandzén Greenough, Lindsborg, Kansas, inherited from the above, 1961;
    Private collection, Kansas City, Missouri;
    Private collection, Southern California;
    Bonhams, Los Angeles, California, November 20, 2017, lot 110;
    Private collection, Palm Beach, Florida, acquired from the above;
    Estate of the above.

    We wish to thank Cori Sherman North, Curator of the Birger Sandzén Memorial Gallery, Lindsborg, Kansas, for her invaluable cataloguing assistance. This painting is recorded as #1368 in the Sandzén card catalogue of the Birger Sandzén Memorial Gallery.


    More information about Birger Sandzén, also known as Sandzén, Birger, Sandzen, Birger, Sandzén, Sven Birger, Sandzen, Sven Birger, Sven Birger Sandzen, Birger Sandzén.



    Condition Report*: Original canvas. Under UV exam, there does not appear to be inpaint. Extremely fine craquelure in areas of thicker impasto. Extremely minor frame abrasion along top edges, not noticeable in current framing.
    Framed Dimensions 50 X 39.5 Inches
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    Auction Dates
    May, 2021
    7th Friday
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