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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.

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.

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.

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 1947 preliminary design for the "Cleveland War Memorial". This allegorical work symbolizes man's continual search for spiritual peace.

Sketch for "Monument of Musical Composers"

Graphite and ink on paper
5" x 8"

Possibly unrealized.

Study for "The Spirit of Detroit"

Graphite on tracing paper
11" x 14"

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 1951. Located in front of a white marble wall at the entrance to the building, the sculpture depicts the cultural and…