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Boy and Bear, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Plaster mother mold with inner rubber mold and plaster core. Written on mold is "Boy and Bear Stall A" There are several plastic zip ties banding the mold together.

Boy and Bear, [Plaster]

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, Northland was the country’s largest shopping center as well as the first regional shopping center. In a 1981 National Archives Interview, Fredericks states:
“Well, as you…

Study for "The Boy and Bear"

Graphite on tracing paper mounted on board
11.5" x 10"

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…

Sketch for "The Boy and Bear"

Pencil on tracing paper
6" x 10.75"

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…

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…

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,…

"The Boy and Bear" in the Grand River

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 gold-plated. The Boy and Bear is…

Small-scale bronze of "The Boy and Bear" atop a pedestal

Small-scale bronze version of "The Boy and Bear" atop a pedestal.

12 inches high

Small-scale bronze version of "The Boy and Bear"

Small-scale bronze version of "The Boy and Bear" atop a pedestal.

12 inches high