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President Dwight D. Eisenhower smiles while speaking in front of "The Spirit of Detroit"

The erection of The Spirit of Detroit at the City-County Building (now Coleman A. Young Municipal Center) in 1958 marked the formal completion of the structure whose construction began in… ...more

The Spirit of Detroit [Plaster]

The Spirit of Detroit, 1958
Quarter scale model
Plaster original

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall M. Fredericks
1991.004

Working from this model, Fredericks made the full-scale model… ...more

The Boy and Bear [Plaster]

The Boy and Bear, 1954
Plaster original

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall M. Fredericks
1991.006

Fredericks was one of six artists commissioned by J.L. Hudson to design sculpture for… ...more

Presentation drawing for "Cleveland War Memorial: Fountain of Eternal Life"

Gouache on board
35.25" x 22"

The Fountain, also known as the "Cleveland War Memorial", is composed of a large granite basin set with bronze plaques containing the names of men and women… ...more

Leaping Gazelle Fountain [Bronze]

Leaping Gazelle, 1936
Bronze

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall M. Fredericks
1991.015

This sculpture was the first commissioned work Marshall M. Fredericks was paid to do. In 1936… ...more

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The Garden at Lidingö

Poem written at Millesgården by Marshall Fredericks in 1930. ...more

Morocco

Pen and ink on paper
6.5" x 10.5"

Drawing completed by Fredericks while traveling abroad in Morocco, 1931 of a man in a fez with a stick or cane. Two pencil sketches on the right and… ...more

Morocco

Mixed media, pencil, ink, and conté crayon on paper
8.875" x 9.75"

Double-sided drawing completed by Fredericks while traveling abroad in Morocco, 1931.
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"Portrait of a German Philosopher"

1931, bronze, 19.5 inches

After working with Carl Milles in Sweden during the summer of 1930,
Milles sent Fredericks to Munich, Germany to gain additional experience at two renowned… ...more

"Europa Touring. Motoring Guide of Europe Published for American Automobile Association and affiliated Clubs"

Marshall Fredericks's copy of "Europa Touring. Motoring Guide of Europe Published for American Automobile Association and affiliated Clubs" ...more