Liberty Enlightening the World

Frederic-August Bartholdi, 1876. Home Savings of America building. Figueroa and 7th. Los Angeles

Metal model of the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor. 22 1/2" x 6" on red marble base 6 1/2" high. Inscribed on base: Bartholdi 1875, Registered Washington 31 August 1876. C17 Avoiron et Cie, Paris.

One of several small size castings produced by Bartholdi of the famous subject, this one was exhibited in the New York Public Library's elaborate Bicentennial "Liberty" show, and reproduced in the catalog.

Information on this sculpture comes from Fine Arts Services, Inc., brochure, 1988.

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