Thomas Jefferson Statue
Overview for Thomas Jefferson Statue in Forest Park
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Park: Forest Park
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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