Simón Bolívar: C59
b. Caracas, Venezuela • d. near
Santa Marta, Colombia
Sculptor: Sally James Farnham
1869-1943 • USA
Gift from the government of Venezuela
Along Central Park South, is this elevated
statue of Simón Bolívar, the South
American revolutionary, military leader,
Known as "The Liberator" he is credited
with achieving the independence of five
countries: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador,
Peru, and Bolivia.
Mounted on his horse while pulling its
reins, he appears to stride bravely as his
cape flows against the wind.