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Baboon #4 [Plaster]

Baboon #4, 1939
Plaster original
Sketch model for Baboon Fountain for
World's Fair, 1937 38

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall M. Fredericks
1994.022

Baboon #3, Chewing Plant [Plaster]

Baboon #3 (Chewing Plant), 1939
Plaster original
Sketch model for Baboon Fountain for
World's Fair, 1937 38

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall M. Fredericks
1994.021

Baboon #2, Female [Plaster]

Baboon #2 Female, 1939
Plaster original
Sketch model for Baboon Fountain for World's Fair, 1937 38

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall M. Fredericks
1994.020

Baboon #1, Male [Plaster]

Baboon #1 Male, 1939
Plaster original
Sketch model for Baboon Fountain for
World's Fair, 1937 38

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall M. Fredericks
1994.019

Youth in the Hands of God Searching for Knowledge [Aluminum]

Cast April 26, 1956 by Kristiana FDRY.

This is the only surviving portion of the full-scale plaster original model for YOUTH IN THE HANDS OF GOD, a twenty-foot tall aluminum cast commissioned for the facade of the Dallas Public Library. This fragment is less well preserved than many of the original plasters in the Museum. Note the stained…

Siberian Ram, [Plaster]

The compact, monolithic form of the Siberian Ram contrasts with the more open composition of the Leaping Gazelle (#16), although both have spherical contours and strong curvilinear design elements. Both are evocative. Some viewers perceive them as joyful, playful animals, while others see fear and anguish in these sculptures.

Fredericks first…

Ann Arbor Eagle, [Plaster]

Plaster eagle with wings spread perched upon a wreath like object. Small-scale model for the Ann Arbor Eagle.

"When asked to do a war memorial for the University of Michigan in 1950, he turned again to the symbolic eagle, which he had used in the Veterans Memorial Building in Detroit. The American Eagle in Ann Arbor is a fierce, combative…

Chief Pontiac, Head, Full-Scale, [Plaster]

Full-scale head for Chief Pontiac. Plaster relief with galvanized pipe on the back to hold the relief together.

Cast for Community Bank, Pontiac, MI (now the 30 North Building) in 1964, this piece is the model for the head of the 20' tall sculpture made of gold anodized aluminum. The entire Chief Pontiac is located at Saginaw St, south of…

Flying Wild Geese, plaster model in crate [Plaster]

Wood crate with "this side up", "marshall Fredericksburg wild geese", "flying wild geese", and "fragile" written on outside of crate. There is an orange sticker from Bedi Makky on the crate as well. There is also a wrapped package (not in crate) that says "pin for flying wild geese."

American Eagle, Victory Eagle [Plaster]

Plaster body and wings of the full-scale American Eagle mounted to a wood base. Written on the plaster are instructions for where the "right wing" and "left wing" are to be placed.