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Unidentified sketches

Graphite on notepad paper
5" x 8"

Unidentified sketches of hand holding a planet. Drawing also includes possible sketch for "Holy Mother and Child" from "Saints and Sinners".

Sketch of Ayershire cow

Graphite on tracing paper
4.25" x 4.75"

Sketch of Ayershire cow for unidentified project. Possibly unrealized.

Drawing also contains small figure sketch, possibly for "Saints and Sinners"

Sketch for "Saints and Sinners"

Graphite on paper
5" x 8.5"

Fredericks created the thirty-inch tall The Saints and Sinners in 1939 while at Cranbrook.

These seven figures are in the style of jamb statues found in the portals of Gothic cathedrals. Attached to columns, sculptors lengthened these figures with unnatural proportions. Fredericks' figures all conform to this…

Sketch for "Saints and Sinners"

Pencil on yellow drawing paper
5.5" x 8.5"

Fredericks created the thirty-inch tall The Saints and Sinners in 1939 while at Cranbrook.

These seven figures are in the style of jamb statues found in the portals of Gothic cathedrals. Attached to columns, sculptors lengthened these figures with unnatural proportions. Fredericks' figures all…

Sketch for "Pious Monk (Saint of the Church)" for "Saints and Sinners"

Graphite on tracing paper
11" x 14"

Fredericks created the thirty-inch tall The Saints and Sinners in 1939 while at Cranbrook.

These seven figures are in the style of jamb statues found in the portals of Gothic cathedrals. Attached to columns, sculptors lengthened these figures with unnatural proportions. Fredericks' figures all conform to…

Layout for "Bronzes by Marshall Fredericks: A Celebration of the Arts," an exhibition of bronzes at First Federal Bank in Detroit

Graphite on tracing paper
18" x 12"

An exhibition of sculptures by Marshall Fredericks at the First Federal Bank in Detroit in 1978. Exhibition included "The Boy and Bear," "Leaping Gazelle," "Lion and Monkey," "Henry Ford," "Saints and Sinners" and "The Spirit of Detroit".

Sketch for "Saints and Sinners"

Pencil on yellow drawing paper
8.25" x 5.25"

Fredericks created the thirty-inch tall The Saints and Sinners in 1939 while at Cranbrook.

These seven figures are in the style of jamb statues found in the portals of Gothic cathedrals. Attached to columns, sculptors lengthened these figures with unnatural proportions. Fredericks' figures all…

Sketch for "Eve"

Pencil on yellow drawing paper
8.25" x 5.5"

The body language of "Eve" reveals her inner conflict as she gazes down at the bright, shiny apple. "Eve" stands in an unbalanced, almost awkward pose. Her head tilts in a quizzical manner. Her shoulders and breasts are uneven. Her torso and hips are twisted slightly and she is not centered on the…

Seven Saints and Sinners, Mother and Child, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Plaster mother mold with inner rubber mold and plaster core. This mold has a wire holding the two mold halves together. Written on the mold is "Mother and Child".

Seven Saints and Sinners, The Evil Influence, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Plaster mother mold with inner rubber mold and plaster core. This mold has a wire holding the two mold halves together. Written on the mold is "Snake Lady".