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[Swedish-born American Painter, 1871-1954]
Birger Sandzén Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, Lindsborg, KansasArt Market:
Dallas Museum of Art, Texas NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Birger Sandzen at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
2 prints online
Brooklyn Museum, New York City
Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
Creek at Moonrise, 1921
Crocker Art Museum, California
Pines and Aspen, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, 1929
Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Lake at Sunset, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colo.
Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas
Smoky River in Autumn, 1945
Springville Museum of Art, Utah
Moonrise in the Canyon, Moab, Utah, 1928
Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
Numerous works online
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Birger Sandzen at The AthenaeumArticles and Reference Sites:
Additional Image Search Tools:
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum) Multimedia:
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
"Sven Birger Sandzén" (2008)
Antiques Roadshow (PBS) Appraisals
"1927 Birger Sandzen Painting"