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Lion of Belfort (sculpture)

  • Type: Sculpture

Lion of Belfort is a large, sculpture by French artist Frederic Bartholdi. The monumental sandstone work is located off Allee du Souvenir Francais in Belfort, France. A smaller, bronze, version of the sculpture is a Monument Historique Francecan and can be seen in the Place Denfert-Rochereau, Paris. A small stone version of the sculpture is located in Dorchester Square, Montreal, Canada. - AsNotedIn

  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Object

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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1880/00/00 Frederic Auguste Bartholdi Sculptor Frederic Bartholdi completes "Lion of Belfort".
1880/00/00 Frederic Auguste Bartholdi Sculptor Frederic Bartholdi's santstone "Lion of Belfort" is installed near the Belfort citadel in Belfort, France. Belfort, FR Bourgogne-Franche-Comte
1880/00/00 Frederic Auguste Bartholdi Sculptor The municipality of Paris buys a bronze version of Bartholdi's "Lion of Belfort" at the cost of 20,000 francs and installs it on Place Denfert-Rochereau. Place Denfert-Rochereau, Paris Paris

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Particulars for Lion of Belfort (sculpture):
Area of Significance Art expression of creative skill and imagination such as painting or sculpture
Fine Art Colossal Sculpture
Sight Category Object
Attribute Outdoor
Building Material Sandstone sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand-sized silicate grains
Art Type Sculpture
Historic Use Work of Art

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