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Robert Ingersoll Aitken

 (1878 - 1949)
Robert Ingersoll Aitken was active/lived in California, New York / France.  Robert Aitken is known for classical figure and portrait sculpture.

Robert Ingersoll Aitken

Robert Ingersoll Aitken
1878 - 1949
place of birth: United States of America , San Francisco
place of death: United States of America , New York
Remarks: ?ANA 1909; NA 1914

Robert Aitken attended San Francisco's Mark Hopkins Institute of Art where he studied sculpture with Douglas Tilden and drawing with Arthur Mathews. At the age of eighteen, he opened his own studio in the city. He went to Paris in 1895, but deciding that the influence of the French was not beneficial for American artists, returned to the United States having stayed only three months.

Aitken's first major commissions included a bronze monument to Bret Harte which the young sculptor executed for San Francisco's Bohemian Club, an organization tha  ...  Displaying 750 of 4070 characters.

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About  Robert Ingersoll Aitken

Born:  1878 - San Francisco, California
Died:   1949 - New York City
Known for:  classical figure and portrait sculpture