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Sketch for "Christ on the Cross"

Graphite on tracing paper
9" x 11.75"

In 1946, the archdiocese of Grand Rapids, Michigan opened a new church in the Indian River area of northern Michigan. Although the local congregation consisted of only twelve families, the Diocese recognized the need to service the large number of Catholics who vacationed in the region during the summer…

Full-scale plaster hand for "Christ on the Cross" in crate at the greenhouse studio

Fredericks opened the "Greenhouse" and the "Stable" studio in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan in 1960 as an extension of his Royal Oak studio.

Rear view of the full-scale plaster corpus for "Christ on the Cross" lying in the greenhouse studio

Fredericks opened the "Greenhouse" and the "Stable" studio in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan in 1960 as an extension of his Royal Oak studio.

Side view of full-scale plaster model of "Christ on the Cross" lying on its back

Fredericks opened the "Greenhouse" and the "Stable" studio in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan in 1960 as an extension of his Royal Oak studio.

Full-scale plaster model of "Christ on the Cross" lying on its back in the greenhouse studio

Fredericks opened the "Greenhouse" and the "Stable" studio in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan in 1960 as an extension of his Royal Oak studio.

View of full-scale plaster model of "Christ on the Cross" lying on its back

Fredericks opened the "Greenhouse" and the "Stable" studio in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan in 1960 as an extension of his Royal Oak studio.

Side view of the damaged full-scale plaster model of "Christ on the Cross" in the greehouse studio

Fredericks opened the "Greenhouse" and the "Stable" studio in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan in 1960 as an extension of his Royal Oak studio.

The plaster model of "Christ on the Cross" in the greenhouse studio following its repairs at K & M Machine - Fabricating Inc.

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…