Thomas Jefferson Statue

Overview for Thomas Jefferson Statue in Forest Park

Overview

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Park: Forest Park

Description:

The Sculptor had the block of Italian marble weighing 45 tons shipped to the site, and placed on the pedestal where it was carved in total. The artist used a study of twelve paintings by William Curtis entitled the "True Thomas Jefferson" to arrive at a clear indication of the President's true personal appearance and character.

Sculptor: Karl Bitter

Year Dedicated: 1913

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