Lars Birger Sponberg (Illinois, 1919 - 2018), pen & ink on paper, circa 1940’s. Signed lower right beneath mat. Purchased directly from the estate of the artist. Unframed in new mat. Measures 14in x 11in. matted and 9.5in x 6.5in sight. Condition: Excellent vintage condition. Sponberg emigrated to the U.S. in 1930, graduated from Evanston High School and earned a scholarship to the School of the Art Institute Chicago. His work has been included in the US Embassies, Art in Embassies Program in Tbilisi, Georgia and Azerbaijan, and in private and corporate collections throughout the US. He was a devoted teacher of painting for over 30 years at Deer Path Art League and North Park College's cont. ed. program.