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Fountain of Eternal Life, 1/12 Scale, Eastern Civilization, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Two piece plaster and black rubber mold held together by wire. "Cleveland Sketch" written on mold.

Eastern Civilization [Plaster]

Eastern Civilization, from
Fountain of Eternal Life: Peace Arising from the Flames of War, 1964
Plaster, 1987

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall M. Fredericks
1991.009

This full-scale model of one auxiliary sculpture for the Fountain of Eternal Life in Cleveland, Ohio characterizes the Eastern Civilization. Other models of the entire fountain…

Full-scale plaster model of "Eastern Civilization" for the "Cleveland War Memorial: Fountain of Eternal Life" in 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…

Sections of "Eastern Civilization" at 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…

View from above of the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum during installation

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…

Interior of the Main Gallery of the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum with installed reliefs

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…

The plaster models for "Eastern Civilization" and "Nordic Civilization" prior to installation in 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…

Granite "Eastern Civilization" - part of the "Cleveland War Memorial: Fountain of Eternal Life" surrounded by water sprays - 1994

Fredericks portrays Eastern culture with a god identified as Buddha. Leaning over his shoulder is the monkey god, Hanuman, who symbolizes loyalty, courage and strength.

In the center of the sculpture is the elephant-headed god Ganesh. To his left are two figures kneeling in prayer. The head and neck of a bull form the left end of the sculpture.…

Granite "Eastern Civilization" for the "Cleveland War Memorial: Fountain of Eternal Life" - 1994

Fredericks portrays Eastern culture with a god identified as Buddha. Leaning over his shoulder is the monkey god, Hanuman, who symbolizes loyalty, courage and strength.

In the center of the sculpture is the elephant-headed god Ganesh. To his left are two figures kneeling in prayer. The head and neck of a bull form the left end of the sculpture.…

View of granite "Eastern Civilization" in the drained "Cleveland War Memorial: Fountain of Eternal Life"

The Fountain, also known as the "Cleveland War Memorial", is composed of a large granite basin set with bronze plaques containing the names of men and women who gave their lives for their country. Located within the basin are four granite carvings depicting the great civilizations of the earth: Nordic, Eastern, Southern and Western cultures.