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  • Birger Sandzén: Colors of the Midwest

    May 24th, 2013 · 12:12 pm  →  Blog

    This week, we decided to feature a Midwestern artist to celebrate the rich culture and tradition of art in the Midwest. Acclaimed landscape painter Birger Sandzén was born in Blindsbery, Sweden in 1871. When he was eight years old he was gifted his first art supplies, and began drawing lessons with art student Kommminster GustafRead the Rest…

    Whistler’s Etchings; A Master of the Art Makes his Mark

    May 14th, 2013 · 11:05 am  →  19th Century Art Appraisal Art History Blog Prints

    Nocturn: Palaces James McNeill Whistler, 1879, Etching/drypoint, 11 5/8″ x 7 7/8″ Recently here at MIR we have been lucky to have the chance to work on a large and impressive collection of etchings by the artist James Abbot McNeil Whistler (1834-1903), one of the most prominent American artists of the late 19th century. He isRead the Rest…