Biography of Frederic Auguste Bartholdi


Bartholdi, Frederic Auguste. A famous French artist and sculptor. Born in Alsace, 1834. In 1887 he received the Cross of the Legion of Honor. Chief among his works are the "Lion of Belfort," the statue of La Fayette in Union Square, New York, and the colossal figure in New York Harbor of "Liberty Enlightening the World." Died 1904.