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Study for "The Boy and Bear"

Pencil on tracing paper
9" x 11.75"

The Boy and Bear was commissioned by the J. L. Hudson Company for architect Victor Gruen’s Northland Shopping Center in Southfield, Michigan; at the time, Northland was only the second open-air pedestrian shopping mall in the United States. The bear is carved in limestone and the boy is cast in bronze and…

Indian and Bears, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Plaster mother mold with rubber mold and plaster core. The mold is deep. Mold is held together with a bracket and bolts.

Boy and Bear, [Posthumous Bronze]

Bronze small-scale model. Posthumously cast Boy and Bear. Foundry and edition marks and A.P. stamped/ inscribed in bronze; also, interior edition mark stamped in bronze.
Fredericks was one of six artists commissioned by the J.L. Hudson Company to design sculpture for Northland Center in Southfield, Michigan. At the time it opened in 1954,…

Two Bears, Small-Scale, [Posthumous Bronze]

Posthumously cast bronze Two Bears posthumous bronze with brown patina. Foundry and edition marks and A.P. stamped/ inscribed in wax; also, interior edition mark stamped in wax.

Dirt covered "Indian, Deer and Wolves" and "Indian and Bears" for the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum

Mrs. Dorothy (Honey) Arbury studied with Fredericks when she attended Kingswood School at the Cranbrook Educational Community in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, in the 1930s. She met him through her uncle, Alden B. Dow, a prominent architect in Midland, Michigan, with whom Fredericks worked on architectural sculpture projects. In 1963, Mrs. Arbury was…

Close-up of the plaster model for "Pioneer Family and Animals of the Region" for "Spirit of Kentucky"

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…

The plaster model for "Pioneer Family and Animals of the Region" for "Spirit of Kentucky"

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…

Plasteline model for the "Spirit of Kentucky"

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…

"Playing Bears Fountain" at Camp Ho-Mita-Koda

1928-29, stone, 42 inches x 30 feet, competed by Joseph Motto, Camp Ho-Mita-Koda, Newbury, Ohio.

"Playing Bears Fountain"

1928-29, stone, 42 inches x 30 feet, competed by Joseph Motto, Camp Ho-Mita-Koda, Newbury, Ohio.