Thursday, July 22, 2010

Sculpture Trivia

Sculptor Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi of France originally named his most famous work Liberty Enlightening the World. Bartholdi used his mother as the model for the statue’s face, and his girlfriend as the model for her body. Smart!

3 comments:

froggy said...

Ms. Liberty is saying, 'pick up your room!'

mistress maddie said...

Now that is something I can say I knew knew!

Joy said...

It's because you pay attention, Maddie! :-)