Portrait of Robert Aitken, First Stone



Signed in pencil by the artist and by his printer, Bolton Brown

Edition: 32

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

Bibliography 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"