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Unidentified figure and animal sketches

Ink on perforated sketchbook paper
5" x 6.75"

Unidentified figure and animal sketches, possibly includes sketches of gazelle for "Levi L. Barbour Memorial Fountain" on Belle Isle.

Sketches of antelope

Pencil on yellow drawing paper
5.5" x 8.5"

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

Sketch of hawk

Graphite on card stock
3.25" x 5.5"

Sketch of hawk, possibly for "Levi L. Barbour Memorial Fountain" on Belle Isle.

Unidentified sketches of mountain goats and bighorn sheep

Pencil on yellow drawing paper
5.5" x 8.5"

Unidentified sketches of mountain goats and bighorn sheep, possibly early concept for "Levi L. Barbour Memorial Fountain" on Belle Isle or "Siberian Ram".

Unidentified sketches of various animals and female torso, possibly "Torso of a Dancer"

Pencil on yellow drawing paper
5.5" x 8.5"

Unidentified sketches of female torso and various animals, including horses, leopard, lions, mountain goat and ram. Sketches include early concepts for "Torso of a Dancer," "Siberian Ram" and the "Levi L. Barbour Memorial Fountain" on Belle Isle.

Unidentified sketches of various animals, including baboons, gazelle, panthers, owl, and rabbit

Graphite and ink on paper
8" x 5"

Unidentified sketches of various animals, including baboons, gazelle, panthers, owl, and rabbit. Sketches may include early concept for the "Levi L. Barbour Memorial Fountain" on Belle Isle.

Sketches for "Hawk" for "Levi L. Barbour Memorial Fountain"

Pencil on yellow drawing paper
5.5" x 8.5"

Sketches for "Hawk" for "Levi L. Barbour Memorial Fountain" located in Belle Isle's Rose Garden.

Sketch for "Leaping Gazelle"

Pencil on tracing paper
11.5" x 18"

In 1936, Fredericks won a National Award Competition to design a fountain for the Levi L. Barbour Memorial, located on Belle Isle, an island park in Detroit, Michigan. Mounted 16 feet high on a granite pedestal, the bronze sculpture sits in a fountain basin. Four small carved granite animals surround theā€¦

Leaping Gazelle Fountain, Original Model, [Plaster]

Original 1/3 scale competition sketch model, or presentation model, in plaster of Leaping Gazelle. Five pieces not attached to gazelle in box: 2 horns, 2 front legs, and leaves.

Leaping Gazelle Fountain, 1/3 Scale, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Plaster mother mold with inner rubber mold and plaster core. "Gazelle" written on it on both sides. Mold is bound together with a plastic zip tie.