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Christ the Good Shepherd, Sheep, Relief, [Gilt Aluminum]

Gilt aluminum casting of the sheep gold in color. The back has some threading that might have been for mounting the sculpture to a wall.

Torso of a Dancer, [Aluminum]

This cast in aluminum of the front of the Torso of a Dancer was done by a vacuum machine and sucked down a sheet of aluminum around the mold.

Youth in the Hands of God Searching for Knowledge [Aluminum]

Cast April 26, 1956 by Kristiana FDRY.

This is the only surviving portion of the full-scale plaster original model for YOUTH IN THE HANDS OF GOD, a twenty-foot tall aluminum cast commissioned for the facade of the Dallas Public Library. This fragment is less well preserved than many of the original plasters in the Museum. Note the stained…

"Mankind and Primates" (The Family of Man) in the Royal Oak studio

Located on the northwest corner of Normandy and Woodward Avenue in Royal Oak, Michigan, the building served as Fredericks' studio for over 50 years.

"Youth in the Hands of God" after pressure wash

The façade of the New Dallas Public Library contained an 880-pound, 20 foot high aluminum sculpture by Marshall Fredericks entitled "Youth in the Hands of God." Symbolizing "the hands of God supporting youth reaching for learning through the medium of literature," the $12,000 relief sculpture depicted two hands lifting a boy wearing blue jeans.…

View of "Youth in the Hands of God" after wash

The façade of the New Dallas Public Library contained an 880-pound, 20 foot high aluminum sculpture by Marshall Fredericks entitled "Youth in the Hands of God." Symbolizing "the hands of God supporting youth reaching for learning through the medium of literature," the $12,000 relief sculpture depicted two hands lifting a boy wearing blue jeans.…

"Youth in the Hands of God" after wash

The façade of the New Dallas Public Library contained an 880-pound, 20 foot high aluminum sculpture by Marshall Fredericks entitled "Youth in the Hands of God." Symbolizing "the hands of God supporting youth reaching for learning through the medium of literature," the $12,000 relief sculpture depicted two hands lifting a boy wearing blue jeans.…

Hand of the youth from "Youth in the Hands of God" after wash

The façade of the New Dallas Public Library contained an 880-pound, 20 foot high aluminum sculpture by Marshall Fredericks entitled "Youth in the Hands of God." Symbolizing "the hands of God supporting youth reaching for learning through the medium of literature," the $12,000 relief sculpture depicted two hands lifting a boy wearing blue jeans.…

The youth from "Youth in the Hands of God" after wash

The façade of the New Dallas Public Library contained an 880-pound, 20 foot high aluminum sculpture by Marshall Fredericks entitled "Youth in the Hands of God." Symbolizing "the hands of God supporting youth reaching for learning through the medium of literature," the $12,000 relief sculpture depicted two hands lifting a boy wearing blue jeans.…