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Small notebook with sketches for various projects

Colored pencil, graphite and ink on lined notebook paper
4" x 6"

Small notebook with sketches for various projects, including "Torso of a Dancer" and "Cleveland War Memorial: Fountain of Eternal Life".

Unidentified sketches of various animals and female torso, possibly "Torso of a Dancer"

Pencil on yellow drawing paper
5.5" x 8.5"

Unidentified sketches of female torso and various animals, including horses, leopard, lions, mountain goat and ram. Sketches include early concepts for "Torso of a Dancer," "Siberian Ram" and the "Levi L. Barbour Memorial Fountain" on Belle Isle.

Torso of a Dancer, [Plaster]

Full-Scale plaster model of the Torso of a Dancer. Surface is brownish in color from the shellac used to seal the plaster.

Torso of a Dancer, [Plaster]

This plaster model was taken from a casting of the Torso of a Dancer. Reinforced with burlap and has an aluminum hanging rod with fiberglass for support.

Torso of a Dancer, [Aluminum]

This cast in aluminum of the front of the Torso of a Dancer was done by a vacuum machine and sucked down a sheet of aluminum around the mold.

"Torso of a Dancer Relief"

After modeling the Torso of a Dancer in about 1934, Fredericks carved it in Belgian black marble for the Cranbrook Art Museum in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He subsequently used the original plaster model to create several bronze casts.

Fredericks chose to leave the Torso with its raw bronze color. He finished the sculpture with a high degree…

Black Belgian marble "Torso of a Dancer" at an unidentified location

After modeling the Torso of a Dancer in about 1934, Fredericks carved it in Belgian black marble for the Cranbrook Art Museum in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He subsequently used the original plaster model to create several bronze casts.

The nude female form is a subject that has entranced artists since the dawn of time. Fredericks' treatment is…

"Torso of a Dancer" in an unidentified location

After modeling the Torso of a Dancer in about 1934, Fredericks carved it in Belgian black marble for the Cranbrook Art Museum in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He subsequently used the original plaster model to create several bronze casts.

Fredericks chose to leave the Torso with its raw bronze color. He finished the sculpture with a high degree…

Bronze "Torso of a Dancer" at the Fredericks residence

After modeling the Torso of a Dancer in about 1934, Fredericks carved it in Belgian black marble for the Cranbrook Art Museum in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He subsequently used the original plaster model to create several bronze casts.

Fredericks chose to leave the Torso with its raw bronze color. He finished the sculpture with a high degree…

Front view of bronze "Torso of a Dancer" at the Fredericks residence with "Young Knight" in the background

After modeling the Torso of a Dancer in about 1934, Fredericks carved it in Belgian black marble for the Cranbrook Art Museum in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He subsequently used the original plaster model to create several bronze casts.

Fredericks chose to leave the Torso with its raw bronze color. He finished the sculpture with a high degree…