2170b: Oil Painting Sandzen 1871 - 1954 Impressionist
"Boats in the Bay", oil on board, signed by Birger (Sven Birger) Sandzen (1871 - 1954) lower left. Circa 1948. Impressionist landscape artist, Swedish Sandzen studied in Stockholm, Paris then settled in Colorado where he was to be known as the "American Van Gogh". Dimensions: 6.5" X 9.2" not including the frame. Sandzen works can be found in Library of Congress; Art Institute of Chicago; National College of Fine Arts; Luxembourg Museum, Paris; Stockholm & Lund Museums; British Museum; Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Sandzen pieces have sold for as much as $630,000.