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Sketch for Detroit Public Library proposal

Graphite on tracing paper
8" x 13.75"

Sketch for Detroit Public Library proposal. Possibly unrealized.

Sketches for "Youth in the Hands of God"

Graphite on tracing paper
9" x 10"

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…

Sketches for "Youth in the Hands of God"

Graphite on tracing paper
6.25" x 8.5"

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…

Shop drawing for "Youth in the Hands of God"

Graphite on graph paper
11.75" x 8.25"

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…

Shop drawing for "Youth in the Hands of God"

Graphite on graph paper
11.75" x 8.25"

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…

Sketches for "Young Knight"

Ink on steno pad paper
6" x 9"

1949, German silver, 30 x 16 1/2 inches, part of War Memorial at Ottawa Hills School, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Sketch for "Young Knight"

Ink on paper
4" x 6"

1949, German silver, 30 x 16 1/2 inches, part of War Memorial at Ottawa Hills School, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Sketch for "Young Knight"

Ink on paper
7.75" x 10"

1949, German silver, 30 x 16 1/2 inches, part of War Memorial at Ottawa Hills School, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Sketches of "Victory Eagle (American Eagle)"

Colored pencil and graphite on tracing paper
18.25" x 12"

Fredericks stylized Victory Eagle in a very geometric and angular way for the exterior of the Federal Reserve Bank in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Although abstracted, the Victory Eagle appears to be landing on the surface of the pedestal. Moreover, it is situated above the eye-level of the…

Presentation drawing for Veterans Memorial Building

Oil pencil on laid paper mounted on board
16" x 20"

The Victory Eagle on the facade of the Veterans Memorial Building in Detroit is 30 feet high and projects 4½ feet from the wall in high relief. Seven free-standing pylons were originally placed in front of the building along the walkway leading to the entrance. Twenty feet high and carved…