Birger Sandzén

(Swedish-American, 1871-1954)     Born in Sweden, Sven Birger Sandzén was a printmaker, painter, and teacher.  Known mostly for his paintings, Sandzén’s style is unusual in its thick application of impasto in bold and bright color combinations, interpreting the landscape of the western United States.  His lithographs were often gestural drawings done as studies to his later paintings. Sandzén taught at Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas.  He belonged to New York Watercolor Club; California Watercolor Society; Philadelphia Watercolor Club; Prairie Print Makers; Prairie Water Color Painters; Chicago Society of Etchers; Smoky Hill Art Club; Taos Society of Artists(Associate Member).  His work is in collections throughout U.S. and Europe.

Pond at Moonrise

Morland Lake


The Brook

Kansas Creek

Veteran Pines

Glimpse of Smoky River

Toward Evening

Sunset - McPherson County, Kansas

Summer Landscape

Smoky River

River Solitude

Mountain Stream - SOLD

Pond with Willows - Sold

Bennington Lake

In the Heart of the Rockies - Long Peak, Rocky Mtn. Nat'l Park - SOLD

Veteran Pines - SOLD

Lone Pine - SOLD

Lake in the Rockies, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado - Unavailable

Mountains and Plains, Manitou, Colorado - SOLD

Autumn Kansas River (Smoky Hill River) - SOLD

Moonrise - SOLD

In The Mountains (Rocky Mountain National Park, CO) - SOLD

Rocks and Aspens Rocky Mountain National Park, CO - SOLD

The Little Island

The Sentinels - SOLD

The Brook - SOLD

Rocky Coast - SOLD

Pond With Willows - SOLD

Autumn Glory, Smoky Hill River - SOLD