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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…

Aesop, [Plaster Relief]

Plaster relief sculpture depicting Aesop surrounded by animals and characters from his fables. These include the tortoise and the hare, a monkey, fox and stork, and fox and crow.

Relief located on the Administration Building of the University of Michigan. The building was designed by Harley, Ellington and Day and completed in 1949. This was a…

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…

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…

Lion and Monkey, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Lion and Monkey, Plaster mold with two sections, rubber mold on inside. Written on mold is "Lion and Monkey". Bound with plastic zip ties.

Egyptian Baboon, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Plaster and rubber mold with "Egyptian Baboon & Baby Stall B" written on the outside. Plastic band holds mold together.

Egyptian Baboon, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Plaster and rubber mold with "Egyptian Baboon & Baby Stall B" written on the outside. Plastic strap holds mold together.

Lion and Monkey, [Bronze]

Bronze model of a monkey sitting on a lions knee. The lions mane is made of flattened spheres. This is perhaps a model for the Eastland Shopping Center sculpture which became the Lion and the Mouse.

"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…