Bar·thol·di (bär-thŏlʹdē, -tôl-dēʹ), Frédéric Auguste. 1834-1904.
French sculptor best known for his monumental figure of Liberty Enlightening the World, the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor, presented to the United States by France and dedicated in 1886.
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Liberty, Statue of — was emplaced in 1886. It is officially known as Liberty Enlightening the World. Its designer was FrédéricAuguste Bartholdi. Liberty Island was formerly called Bedloes Island … Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors