Understanding Liberty

Created By: Caitlyn Williams

August Bartholdi is a french sculptor best known for designing the Statue Of Liberty. Bartholdi was born on August 2, 1834 in colmar, france. Unfortunately he died at the age of 70 on October 4, 1904 in paris, france. From 1855 to 1856 Bartholdi embarked on a life changing trip through out Europe and the Middle East with some fellow artists. On the trip he discovered his passion for large-scale public monuments and colossal sculptures. Then in 1865 he was offered a job, Eudorard de laboulaye proposed that a monument be made to represent freedom and democracy for the united states of america. In 1870 he started designing for the statue of liberty enlightening the world.

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The statue of liberty is in New York. The statue of liberty is on ellis island.