Portrait of Robert Aitken, First Stone
Signed in pencil by the artist and by his printer, Bolton Brown
Robert Ingersoll Aitken (1878-1949) may be best known as the sculptor of the "Equal Justice under the Law" Tympanum and pediment on the US Supreme Court Building.
Bellows also titled this print "Portrait of a Man."
Provenance Bellows Family Trust
Lauris Mason; assisted by Joan Ludman, The Lithographs of George Bellows: A Catalogue Raisonne (New York: KTO Press, 1977), 126.
Jane Myers and Linda Ayres, George Bellows: The Artist and His Lithographs 1916-1924 (Ft. Worth, TX: Amon Carter Museum, 1988), 89.
Sheet: 15 x 12 5/8"
Image: 13 5/8 x 11 3/8"