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Sketches for "Colt and Pigs," "Steers," "Sheep (The Guests Have Arrived)," and "Cotton Pickers"

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Pencil on yellow drawing paper
5.5" x 5.75"

Fredericks designed this series for a national products competition in 1939 in hopes that they would be placed on a government building in Washington DC, but the building was never built. The series consisted of 12 reliefs. Three are located at the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum: "Cotton…

Sketches for 1939 National Products Competition

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Graphite on paper
17" x 11.25"

Fredericks designed this series for a national products competition in 1939 in hopes that they would be placed on a government building in Washington DC, but the building was never built. The series consisted of 12 reliefs. Three are located at the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum: "Cotton Pickers," "Colt…

Sketches for 1939 National Products Competition

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Graphite on paper
8.5" x 11.25"

Fredericks designed this series for a national products competition in 1939 in hopes that they would be placed on a government building in Washington DC, but the building was never built. The series consisted of 12 reliefs. Three are located at the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum: "Cotton Pickers," "Colt…

Steers, Relief, [Plaster]

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Plaster relief. On the back is written "12/6/79, 12/15/79 steers".
Relief of four large steer going back in space with a small young steer at the bottom left.

Sketches for "Steers," "Colt and Pigs," and "Sheep (The Guests Have Arrived)

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Graphite on tracing paper
7.25" x 3"

Fredericks designed this series for a national products competition in 1939 in hopes that they would be placed on a government building in Washington DC, but the building was never built. The series consisted of 12 reliefs. Three are located at the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum: "Cotton Pickers,"…

Steers, Relief, [Plaster]

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Pale green painted plaster of Steers. On the back is written "cattle" as well as some numbers being summed. There are 2 hooks on the back, embedded in the plaster, for mounting.
Relief of four large steer going back in space with a small young steer at the bottom left.

Steers, Relief, [Plaster]

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Relief of four large steer going back in space with a small young steer at the bottom left.
4 steers painted dark green. Back of plaque had some writing on it. Appears to be "To Rosalind my (unreadable) Marshall Fredericks June 29, 1946".

Steers, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

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Plaster mother mold with inner rubber mold and plaster core. Written on mold is "steers".

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Steers [Plaster]

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Steers, 1939
Plaster original

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall M. Fredericks
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Marshall designed the series for a national competition in 1939 in hopes that they would be placed on a government building in Washington DC, but the building was never built. The series consisted of 12 reliefs. Three are in the museum; Cotton…

Bronze "Gold Miner," "Steers," "Cotton Pickers" and " Chimpanzee " (Philosopher) reliefs leaning against a cabinet in the Royal Oak studio

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Located on the northwest corner of Normandy and Woodward Avenue in Royal Oak, Michigan, the building served as Fredericks' studio for over 50 years.