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"Portrait of a German Philosopher"

1931, bronze, 19.5 inches

After working with Carl Milles in Sweden during the summer of 1930,
Milles sent Fredericks to Munich, Germany to gain additional experience at two renowned schools of the day. It is likely that Fredericks encountered this man while he studied. It is unknown if this individual sat for Fredericks as he modeled the…

Eaton War Memorial, Bronze and Granite

Eaton War Memorial that was located at the Eaton Manufacturing plant in Saginaw, Michigan and moved to SVSU. Bronze on granite wall with names of Eaton employees that were killed in World War II.

Christ on the Cross, 1/4 Scale, [Bronze]

Bronze corpus of Christ on wood cross. This is a 1/4 scale model for the Cross in the Woods. The patina is brown. From Grace Church in Grosse Pointe.

Siberian Ram, [Limestone]

Limestone Siberian Ram. Surface is smooth. Rubber mold was made from this sculpture to create later bronzes, specifically for the Museum in 1987.

George Gough and Ellen Scripps Booth, [Copper]

Copper cast portrait relief of George and Ellen Scripps Booth. Text on the relief says "George Gough Booth Ellen Scripps Booth".

Family Protected by Healing Herbs, Relief, [Plaster]

Plaster relief of a family of four. The father stands in the background with his wife in front of him carrying a baby. A small child stands in front of the mother in the foreground.

"In 1955 on such a wall of the Beaumont Memorial Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, Fredericks executed an aluminum group, The Family Protected by Healing Herbs. …

Christ the Good Shepherd, Sheep, Relief, [Plaster]

Frontal foreshortened style sheep for Christ the Good Shepherd. Plaster relief.

Christ the Good Shepherd, Sheep, Relief, [Gilt Aluminum]

Gilt aluminum casting of the sheep gold in color. The back has some threading that might have been for mounting the sculpture to a wall.

Standing Woman with Sleeping Buddha [Bronze]

Asian woman with cross legged Buddha on her shoulders. Bronze patina is a warm yellow brown.

African Mother and Child, Model, [Bronze]

Brown painted female figure with child on her shoulders. Plaster cast is probably based on one of Mr. Fredericks' early wood carvings.