Born in Sweden in 1879. Burkland lived in New York and Chicago before moving to Pasadena about 1920. His specialty was Indian subjects of New Mexico. He committed suicide in Pasadena in April 1927. Exh: Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1921.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Southern California Artists
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