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Robert Aitken

Full name: Robert Ingersoll Aitken
Gender: Male
Born: May 8, 1878 in San Francisco, California, United States
Died: January 3, 1949 in New York, New York, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Robert Ingersoll Aitken created the western pediment, including the inscription "Equal Justice Under Law," at the courthouse of the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington. He first studied in San Francisco but went to Paris from 1904-07 to continue his education, and then returned to New York where he worked as an instructor at the Art Students League. Aitken became a noted sculptor who did numerous portraits, full size and bust, of well-known figures. His work also includes several monuments in San Francisco.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 50 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Statues United States USA AC

Mixed Sculpturing, Statues

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1928 Summer 50 Amsterdam Art Competitions United States Final Standings AC Mercure Fatigué