Description The Statue of Liberty (French: Statue de la Libert) on the le des Cygnes, a man-made island in the river Seine - under the Pont de Grenelle - was given to the city of Paris, France.The statue is 11.50 m (37 feet 9 inches) high. It was inaugurated on July 4, 1889, it looks towards the Atlantic Ocean and hence towards its 'larger sister' in New York Harbor, which had been erected nearly three years earlier. The tablet of the Statue of Liberty in the river Seine bears two dates: 'IV JUILLET 1776' (July 4, 1776: the United States Declaration of Independence) like the New York statue, and 'XIV JUILLET 1789' (July 14, 1789: the storming of the Bastille). The Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor on Liberty Island was inaugurated on October 28, 1886. It is 93 m (305 ft) tall.The Statue of Liberty, officially titled Liberty Enlightening the World (French: la Libert clairant le monde) is a monument commemorating the centennial of the signing of the United States Declaration of Independence, given to the United States by the people of France to represent the friendship between the two countries established during the American Revolution. It represents a woman wearing a stola, a radiant crown and sandals, trampling a broken chain, carrying a torch in her raised right hand and in her left arm a tabula ansata (is a tablet with dovetail handles), where the date of the Declaration of Independence JULY IV MDCCLXXVI is inscribed.
Asbjorn Lonvig, Hedensted, Denmark Member Since August 2006 Artist Statement The ultimate museum
MOMA, Museum of Modern Art, New York.
The Chicago Athenaeum, International Museum of Architecture and Design.
Musée Fournaise, Paris - known for Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Claude Monet.
Museo Centrale del Risorgimento, Rome.
Emeryville, SF Area, CA
Silicon Valley, CA
Stanford, Palo Alto, CA
San Mateo, CA
Forty Fort, PA
San Antonio, TX
Salt Lake City, UT
Vauhallan, near Paris
Cugand, The Loire Valley, France
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