August 16, 2017

Birger Sandzén, Pond With Cottonwood Trees

Birger Sandzen (1871-1954), Pond with Cottonwood Trees, c.1930, woodcut, 6 x 8 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of A. Merlin Steed and Alice W. Steed Collection, 1962.


Today’s Artwork of the Day is a woodcut by Birger Sandzén, an American artist whose work has been categorized as Post-Impressionist, Expressionist, and Fauvist. Those he most often worked in oil paint, Sandzén was talented in the mediums of watercolor, printmaking, and woodblock prints, as seen here.