download
06558_NY_NPS_StofLibNM_Bartholdi

BARTHOLDI, Frédéric-Auguste

Colmar, Haut-Rhin 1834 - Paris 1904

Maker: Thiébaut

La Liberté éclairant le monde

Liberty Enlightening the World

bronze

statue

Dimensions (HxWxD): H. 34 in.

signed: A. BARTHOLDI
stamp of the Thiébaut frères foundry

Acc. No.: STLI-00073 and STLI 1564

Photo credit: ph Clémentine Delplancq, été 2013

© Artist:


Provenance

  • Presented by Bartholdi to Henry P. Sampers, director of the French language newspaper in New York, "Courrier des Etats-Unis"

Exhibitions

  • could be/pourrait être:

    1980-1981 Los Angeles/Minneapolis/Detroit/Indianapolis

    The Romantics to Rodin. French Nineteenth-Century Sculpture from North American Collections, Organized and edited by Peter Fusco & Horst W. Janson, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, March 4-May 25, 1980; The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, June 25-September 21, 1980; The Detroit Institute of Arts, October 27, 1980-January 4, 1981; Indianapolis Museum of Art, February 22-April 29, 1981, cat. no. 13 (lender/prêteur: American Museum of Immigration, after 1884, dim: 86,4 x 27 x 27 and 34 x 10 5/8 x 10 5/8, signed on right side of base: A. Bartholdi, foundry mark on back side of base: Thiebaut Freres Fondeurs Paris)