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The Garden at Lidingö

The Garden in Lindingö
Mr. M. M. Fredericks, 1930
Birmingham, Michigan

Oh, God above,
I silently stand,
Before this materpiece,
From Thine own hand,
Created by Thee,
From Infinite Mind,
And given to bless,
Thine own,
Mankind.
Oh, God I pray,
That I should be,
That blessed one,
With gift from Thee,
To bring to Man,
Such Lovely…

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 two brown, black, and red drawing on the left.

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.

"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 schools of the day. It is likely that Fredericks encountered this man while he studied. It is unknown if this individual sat for Fredericks as he modeled the…

"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"

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Carl Milles sculpts "Poseidon" at Millesgården

Carl Milles exploited fully the height of his studio, when he created his colossal "Poseidon" at Millesgården. The completed sculpture stands at the center of Götaplatsen, a public square in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Herman N. Matzen

Matzen taught carving, modeling, designing, and casting at the Cleveland School of Art from 1886 until his retirement in 1926. The Herman N. Matzen Traveling Scholarship is named in his honor.

"Win Scholarships at School of Art. Oberlin Girl and 2 Lakewood Boys Get European Awards"

"The Plain Dealer" newspaper article announcing the winners of scholarships at the Cleveland School Of Art. The Herman N. Matzen Scholarship (Sculpture) went to Marshall Maynard Fredericks, 1470 Orchard Grove Avenue, Lakewood, Ohio.

Letter of Introduction

June 1st, 1930.

To Whom It May Concern:

Mr. Marshall Fredericks is visiting Europe for the purpose of furthering his art studies. He is the winner of a traveling fellowship from The Cleveland School of Art, upon graduation from this school May 29th, 1930.

Alfred Mewett,
Registrar

The Cleveland School of Art Graduation Program

The Forty-Seventh Graduation
The Cleveland School of Art
Thursday, May Twenty-Ninth
Nineteen Hundred Thirty
Program