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Levon West

Full name: Levon Fairchild ( -Ivan) West (-Dmitri)
Gender: Male
Born: February 3, 1900 in Centerville, South Carolina, United States
Died: April 25, 1968 in New York, New York, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Levon West was born the son of a Congregational Minister who emigrated from Armenia. He later adopted the pseudonym Ivan Dmitri for his work as a color photographer. For all other works of art he used his real name Levon West. He became well-known for an etching of the Spirit of St. Louis, Charles Lindbergh’s plane. West gained international fame for his portrayals in color photography, etchings and watercolors.

West was the recipient of a scholarship to the University of Minnesota where, although he was interested in art, he studied business administration. He became an etcher, painter, photographer, writer, and teacher.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 32 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event United States USA AC
1932 Summer 32 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event United States USA AC
1932 Summer 32 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event United States USA AC
1932 Summer 32 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event United States USA AC

Mixed Painting, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1932 Summer 32 Los Angeles Art Competitions United States Final Standings AC The White North
1932 Summer 32 Los Angeles Art Competitions United States Final Standings AC Early Gunner
1932 Summer 32 Los Angeles Art Competitions United States Final Standings AC Blizzard Coming
1932 Summer 32 Los Angeles Art Competitions United States Final Standings AC Clean Shot
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