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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.

Sepia print of study for "Lion and Monkey"

Sepia print
24.5" x 18.75"

Fredericks sculpted The Lion and Monkey in 1957. He soon changed the sculpture to The Lion and Mouse, thinking it would be easier for children to sit or slide on the lion’s knee.

The Lion and Monkey does not remind us of Aesop’s (c. 620 - c. 560 B.C.E.) fable The Lion and Mouse, but rather tells a different…

Lion and Mouse, Mold, [Plaster]

Plaster mother mold, three pieces with black rubber core. Written on mold is "Lion and Mouse lower torso". Mold is bound with framing wire.

Lion and Mouse, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Plaster mother mold with inner rubber mold and plaster core. Written on mold is "Lion and Mouse". Bound with a plastic zip tie.

Rebild National Park Society, Danish Coat of Arms, Relief, [Plaster]

Plaster relief of the Danish coat of arms, crown on top and three lions below. Oval shape relief.

Lion and Monkey, [Wax]

Red wax cast of the Lion and Monkey.

Lion and Monkey, [Plaster]

Plaster model for early inspiration for Lion and Mouse. There is a bronze of this in the main gallery. This is mounted on a wood board tied with a piece of twine to hold it in place.

"The lion and the monkey was Marshall's first attempt and he did cast a maquette. But a dear scandinavian lady he knew due to his scandinavian work and who lived…

"Reclining Lion," project drawing for "The Lion and Mouse"

Pencil on board
27.5" x 18"

This sculpture illustrates the well known Aesop Fable of “The Lion and the Mouse.” Fredericks’ rendition depicts the end of the story in which the tiny mouse returns the king of the jungle’s kindness by saving him from a hunter’s trap.

The J. L. Hudson Company commissioned this sculpture for Eastland…

Sketch for "Lion and Monkey"

Pencil on steno pad paper
9" x 5.75"

Fredericks sculpted The Lion and Monkey in 1957. He soon changed the sculpture to The Lion and Mouse, thinking it would be easier for children to sit or slide on the lion’s knee.

The Lion and Monkey does not remind us of Aesop’s (c. 620 - c. 560 B.C.E.) fable The Lion and Mouse, but rather tells a…