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Items tagged "Chimpanzee (Philosopher)": 7

Sketch for "Chimpanzee (Philosopher)"

Pencil on yellow drawing paper
5.5" x 8.5"

Fredericks designed this series for a national products competition in 1939 in hopes that they would be placed on a government building in Washington DC, but the building was never built. The series consisted of 12 reliefs. Three are located at the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum: "Cotton…

Sketches for 1939 National Products Competition

Graphite on paper
4.25" x 5"

Fredericks designed this series for a national products competition in 1939 in hopes that they would be placed on a government building in Washington DC, but the building was never built. The series consisted of 12 reliefs. Three are located at the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum: "Cotton Pickers," "Colt and…

Philosopher Chimpanzee, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Plaster mother mold with inner rubber mold and plaster core. Written on mold is "monkey plaque 12-6-1979"

Philosopher Chimpanzee, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Plaster mother mold with inner rubber mold and plaster core. Written on mold is "monkeys 12-6-1979"

Bronze "Gold Miner," "Steers," "Cotton Pickers" and " Chimpanzee " (Philosopher) reliefs leaning against a cabinet in the Royal Oak studio

Located on the northwest corner of Normandy and Woodward Avenue in Royal Oak, Michigan, the building served as Fredericks' studio for over 50 years.

Bronze "Gold Miner," "Steers," "Cotton Pickers" and " Chimpanzee " (Philosopher) reliefs in the Royal Oak studio

Located on the northwest corner of Normandy and Woodward Avenue in Royal Oak, Michigan, the building served as Fredericks' studio for over 50 years.

"Gold Miner," "Sheep (The Guests Have Arrived)," "Steers" and "Chimpanzee (Philosopher)" 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…