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Close-up of the plaster model for "Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer Observing Riverboats and Giant Catfish" for "Spirit of Kentucky"

Close-up of the plaster model for Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer Observing Riverboats and Giant Catfish for Spirit of Kentucky.jpg
Collectively titled the Spirit of Kentucky, Barry Bingham, editor of the Louisville Courier-Journal commissioned Fredericks to design reliefs for their new building.

After Fredericks received the commission he reportedly traveled through Kentucky to get the essence of the ‘spirit of Kentucky’ for himself. Fredericks’ intent for the project…

The plaster model for "Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer Observing Riverboats and Giant Catfish" for "Spirit of Kentucky"

The plaster model for Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer Observing Riverboats and Giant Catfish for Spirit of Kentucky.jpg
Collectively titled the Spirit of Kentucky, Barry Bingham, editor of the Louisville Courier-Journal commissioned Fredericks to design reliefs for their new building.

After Fredericks received the commission he reportedly traveled through Kentucky to get the essence of the ‘spirit of Kentucky’ for himself. Fredericks’ intent for the project…