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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

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 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

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

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

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Photostatic copy of "The Princess and the Unicorn" sketch

Photostat
7" x 10"

Photostatic copy of sketch for large fountain, never enlarged to full-scale. Small-scale bronze located at Starr Commonwealth in Albion, Michigan. ...more

Photostatic copy of "The Princess and the Unicorn" sketch

Photostat
6" x 8.75"

Photostatic copy of sketch for large fountain, never enlarged to full-scale. Small-scale bronze located at Starr Commonwealth in Albion, Michigan. ...more

Study for "Star Dream Fountain"

Graphite on tracing paper
9.5" x 19"

One of Fredericks' last public works, "Star Dream Fountain" is located in Barbara Hallman Plaza in Royal Oak, Michigan. The sculpture is based on a… ...more

Sketch for "Monument of Musical Composers"

Graphite and ink on paper
5" x 8"

Possibly unrealized. ...more

Sketch for "Monument of Musical Composers"

Ink on paper
5" x 8"

Possibly unrealized. ...more