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Lord Byron, Full Scale, Window Base, [Plaster]

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Objects 2000.023.001, 2000.023.002, 2000.023.003, 2000.023.004, 2000.023.005, 2000.023.006, 2000.023.007 are the sections of the Lord Byron plaster Full-Scale model.

"His last monumental work, Lord Byron, designed in 1938, enlarged by the artist, and cast posthumously in 1998 for the Marshall Fredericks Sculpture Museum paradoxically seems to…

Lord Byron, Full Scale, [Metal]

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Metal rod for Full-Scale clay Lord Byron. This was used for support for the armature and Full-Scale clay model.

Lord Byron, Full Scale, [Clay]

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"His last monumental work, Lord Byron, designed in 1938, enlarged by the artist, and cast posthumously in 1998 for the Marshall Fredericks Sculpture Museum paradoxically seems to refer back to Fredericks's earliest influences. This literary figure, clearly inspired by Rodin's Balzac, strikes a shameless dramatic pose: head flung back with his hand…

Lord Byron, Full Scale, Mold, [Plaster]

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Six sections from the full-scale mold for The Poet: Lord Byron. The yellowish discoloring is from shellac used to seal the plaster.

The upper portion of the plaster mold for "Lord Byron" (The Poet)

The upper portion of the plaster mold for Lord Byron(The Poet.tif
According to MaryAnn Wilkinson, former curator of modern and contemporary art at The Detroit Institute of Arts, “His last monumental work, Lord Byron, designed in 1938, enlarged by the artist, and cast posthumously in 1998 for the Marshall Fredericks Sculpture Museum paradoxically seems to refer back to Fredericks's earliest influences. This…

A large portion of the plaster mold for "Lord Byron" (The Poet)

A large portion of the plaster mold for Lord Byron (The Poet.tif
According to MaryAnn Wilkinson, former curator of modern and contemporary art at The Detroit Institute of Arts, “His last monumental work, Lord Byron, designed in 1938, enlarged by the artist, and cast posthumously in 1998 for the Marshall Fredericks Sculpture Museum paradoxically seems to refer back to Fredericks's earliest influences. This…

Sections from the plaster mold for "Lord Byron" (The Poet) atop one another

Sections from the plaster mold for Lord Byron (The Poet) atop one another .tif
According to MaryAnn Wilkinson, former curator of modern and contemporary art at The Detroit Institute of Arts, “His last monumental work, Lord Byron, designed in 1938, enlarged by the artist, and cast posthumously in 1998 for the Marshall Fredericks Sculpture Museum paradoxically seems to refer back to Fredericks's earliest influences. This…

Small-scale plaster model for "Lord Byron" (The Poet) with sections of the plaster mold in the background

Small-scale plaster model for Lord Byron (The Poet) with sections of the plaster mold in the background.tif
According to MaryAnn Wilkinson, former curator of modern and contemporary art at The Detroit Institute of Arts, “His last monumental work, Lord Byron, designed in 1938, enlarged by the artist, and cast posthumously in 1998 for the Marshall Fredericks Sculpture Museum paradoxically seems to refer back to Fredericks's earliest influences. This…

Two sections of the plaster mold from "Lord Byron" (The Poet)

Two sections of the plaster mold from Lord Byron (The Poet.tif
According to MaryAnn Wilkinson, former curator of modern and contemporary art at The Detroit Institute of Arts, “His last monumental work, Lord Byron, designed in 1938, enlarged by the artist, and cast posthumously in 1998 for the Marshall Fredericks Sculpture Museum paradoxically seems to refer back to Fredericks's earliest influences. This…

A section of the plaster molds for "Lord Byron" (The Poet)

A section of the plaster molds for Lord Byron (The Poet.tif
According to MaryAnn Wilkinson, former curator of modern and contemporary art at The Detroit Institute of Arts, “His last monumental work, Lord Byron, designed in 1938, enlarged by the artist, and cast posthumously in 1998 for the Marshall Fredericks Sculpture Museum paradoxically seems to refer back to Fredericks's earliest influences. This…