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Sketch for "Colt and Pigs"

Graphite on tracing paper
12.5" x 5.25"

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 "Steers," "Colt and Pigs," and "Sheep (The Guests Have Arrived)

Graphite on tracing paper
7.25" x 3"

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,"…

Plaster model for "The Family (Farm Animals)"

Fredericks received this commission as a result of an honorable mention in the Section of Fine Arts World's Fair Competition. Completed under the Section of Fine Arts Public Buildings Administration Federal Works Agency, the finished terracotta relief originally hung over the Postmaster's door in Sandwich, Illinois.

A mare and colt dominate…

"Classic Colt"

Plaster model for "Classic Colt" scupted during Fredericks' time as a student at the Cleveland School of Art (c. 1926-1930). Subsequently destroyed.