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Sketches for "American Institute of Architects Craftsmanship Medal"

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Pencil on notepad paper
4.75" x 7.25"

"American Institute of Architects Craftsmanship Medal" minted in bronze and gold. Inscription on the face reads "The American Institute of Architects," with bas-relief of male figure holding urn and looking upward. The medal was created for a new category of awards established in 1960.

Sketch of lizard

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Ink on paper
4" x 6"

Sketch of lizard, possibly for "The Friendly Dragon" or "Japanese Goldfish, Lizard and Frog Fountain." Sketch may be early concept for the sculpture outside the Holden Museum of Living Reptiles at the Detroit Zoological Institute.

Sketches of iguana

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Graphite and ink on paper
4" x 6"

Sketches of iguana, possibly for "The Friendly Dragon". Sketches may be early concepts for the sculpture outside the Holden Museum of Living Reptiles at the Detroit Zoological Institute.

Possible sketch for "Daniel in the Lions Den"

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Graphite and ink on tracing paper attached to perforated steno pad paper
5.75" x 9"

Possible sketch for "Daniel in the Lions Den". Possibly unrealized.

Sketch for "Daniel in the Lions Den"Drawing,

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Ink on card stock
4.75" x 2.5"

Sketch for "Daniel in the Lions Den". Possibly unrealized.

Sketch for "Daniel and the Lions Den"

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Ink on typing paper
8.5" x 3.5"

Sketch for "Daniel and the Lions Den". Possibly unrealized.

Sketches of antelope

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Pencil on yellow drawing paper
5.5" x 8.5"

Sketches of antelope, possibly early concept for "Levi L. Barbour Memorial Fountain".

Sketch for "Chimpanzee (Philosopher)"

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Pencil on yellow drawing paper
5.5" x 8.5"

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…

Possible sketches for 1939 National Products Competition

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Pencil on yellow drawing paper
5.5" x 8.5"

Sketches for relief with hens and rooster, possibly for 1939 National Products Competition.

Sketch for relief with hens and rooster

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Pencil on yellow drawing paper
5.5" x 8.5"

Sketch for relief with hens and rooster, possibly for 1939 National Products Competition.