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Small notebook with sketches for various projects

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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"

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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]

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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]

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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, [Plaster]

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Plaster mold for Torso fo a Dancer with "Torso" written on the mold. Mold is bound with a plastic zip tie.

From Jennifer Lentz (Collection Documentation Intern 1991-1992)
Memo dated September 5, 1991

"RE: Works at Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum:
Two Sisters/Mother and Child
Childhood Friends
Torso of a Dancer
Persephone…

Torso of a Dancer, [Aluminum]

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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, Base, [Marble]

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Marble base for Torso of a Dancer

Torso of a Dancer, Front, [Plaster]

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Plaster torso of the front half of the Torso of a Dancer in plaster.

From Jennifer Lentz (Collection Documentation Intern 1991-1992)
Memo dated September 5, 1991

"RE: Works at Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum:
Two Sisters/Mother and Child
Childhood Friends
Torso of a Dancer
Persephone (Bacchante)

On display in he museum are two other…

Torso of a Dancer, [Plaster]

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Plaster torso of the front half of the Torso of a Dancer in plaster.

Torso of a Dancer [Bronze]

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Torso of a Dancer, c. 1938
Bronze, cast 1984

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall M. Fredericks
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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 such as…