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Birger Sandzén (Swedish/American, 1871-1954), "In the Mountains, Colorado...", 1945, oil on masonite, signed

Birger Sandzén (Swedish/American, 1871-1954), "In the Mountains, Colorado...", 1945, oil on masonite, signed

Product Description:

Signed in blue paint lower right, signed again in pencil on reverse, titled, dated, and inscribed by the artist "In the Mountains (Rocky Mountain National Park) Colo. / Birger Sandzen / Lindsborg, Kansas / 1945", framed.

With an additional inscription written by Sue Nesbitt Kesler on reverse: "In October 1946 I went to the School (Lindsborg) where Sandzen taught. Verla Baird Nesbitt Joscelyn to me, as she had attended Lindsborg and knew the Sandzens. Mr. S was tall, grey hair, intense blue eyes - I had wanted a Kansas scene but loved the colors in this one. Signed Susanna M Nesbit Kesler, written Feb. 22, 1962".

Dimensions:

Height 25 in. x Width 30 in. (sight)

Height 30.25 in. x 35.25 Width in. (frame)

Condition:

Appears fine, recently re-varnished. Please contact cataloging@lofty.com for specific condition questions. Not examined out of the frame. Lofty does not guarantee the condition or authenticity of frames.

Provenance:

Acquired from the artist by Sue Nesbitt Kesler, 1946

Then by descent to Jeanne Kesler Benn, 1970s

Then by decent to private collector, California, 2010

Sale of Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Texas, November 14, 2013

Private collection, Texas

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Birger Sandzén (Swedish/American, 1871-1954), "In the Mountains, Colorado...", 1945, oil on masonite, signed

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