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Sketches for "Colt and Pigs," "Steers," "Sheep (The Guests Have Arrived)," and "Cotton Pickers"

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Pencil on yellow drawing paper
5.5" x 5.75"

Fredericks designed this series for a national products competition in 1939 in hopes that they would be placed on a government building in Washington DC, but the building was never built. The series consisted of 12 reliefs. Three are located at the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum: "Cotton…

Sketches for "Colt and Pigs"

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Pencil on yellow drawing paper
5.5" x 3.5"

Fredericks designed this series for a national products competition in 1939 in hopes that they would be placed on a government building in Washington DC, but the building was never built. The series consisted of 12 reliefs. Three are located at the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum: "Cotton…

Study for "Colt and Pigs" for Sandwich, Illinois post office

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Graphite on tracing paper
16" x 18.25"

Fredericks received this commission as a result of an honorable mention in the Section of Fine Arts World's Fair Competition. Completed under the Section of Fine Arts Public Buildings Administration Federal Works Agency, the finished terracotta relief originally hung over the Postmaster's door in Sandwich,…

Sketch for "Colt and Pigs"

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Graphite on tracing paper
12.5" x 5.25"

Fredericks designed this series for a national products competition in 1939 in hopes that they would be placed on a government building in Washington DC, but the building was never built. The series consisted of 12 reliefs. Three are located at the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum: "Cotton…

Sketches for "Steers," "Colt and Pigs," and "Sheep (The Guests Have Arrived)

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Graphite on tracing paper
7.25" x 3"

Fredericks designed this series for a national products competition in 1939 in hopes that they would be placed on a government building in Washington DC, but the building was never built. The series consisted of 12 reliefs. Three are located at the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum: "Cotton Pickers,"…

Foal, Relief, [Terra Cotta]

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A terra cotta relief of a Colt or Foal from Colt and Pigs. Surface is light pink in color. There are 2 screws on either side of the neck of the colt.

Colt and Pigs [Plaster]

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Marshall designed the series for a national competition in 1939 hopes that they would be placed on a government building in Washington DC, but the building was never built. The series consisted of 12 reliefs. Three are in the museum; Cotton Pickers, Colt and Pigs, and Steers. Later Marshall grouped these three with The Guests Have Arrived and…

Full-scale plaster model for "Flying Gulls Fountain" in the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum

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Mrs. Dorothy (Honey) Arbury studied with Fredericks when she attended Kingswood School at the Cranbrook Educational Community in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, in the 1930s. She met him through her uncle, Alden B. Dow, a prominent architect in Midland, Michigan, with whom Fredericks worked on architectural sculpture projects. In 1963, Mrs. Arbury was…

Installed reliefs at the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum

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Mrs. Dorothy (Honey) Arbury studied with Fredericks when she attended Kingswood School at the Cranbrook Educational Community in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, in the 1930s. She met him through her uncle, Alden B. Dow, a prominent architect in Midland, Michigan, with whom Fredericks worked on architectural sculpture projects. In 1963, Mrs. Arbury was…