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Marshall Fredericks and two unidentified people view "Flying Wild Geese" at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation headquarters

On a simple granite pedestal sit two bronze geese as they take off into flight. Beneath their bodies, the tips of swamp rushes bend under the weight of the birds’ wings.

According to the sculptor, waterfowl are a symbol of eternal life and this sculpture symbolizes “the ascendancy of the soul no longer imprisoned by the body.”

This…

Flying Wild Geese, Base, [Plaster]

Base for Flying Wild Geese in wood crate. Written on the top is "This side up, lay flat, Base for Flying Wild Geese Marshall Fredericks, do not stack more than 20 pounds on top".

Flying Wild Geese, Model, [Plaster]

Plaster model for Flying Wild Geese in parts. The base is broken and the Geese heads are not attached. The tips of the wings are broken off the geese.

Flying Wild Geese, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Plaster and rubber mold covered with some red wax. Written on the mold is "Flying WIld Geese". Mold is bound together with wire.

Flying Wild Geese, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Plaster and rubber mold covered in red wax. Written on the mold is "Flying WIld Geese Mold". Mold is bound together with wire.

Flying Wild Geese, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Plaster and rubber mold for Flying Wild Geese. Mold is covered in red wax and may have a red wax core. Mold is bound by plastic zip ties.

Flying Wild Geese, Relief, [Plaster]

Plaster relief of Flying WIld Geese. Plaster is discolored from the releasing agent.

Sepia print of study for "Flying Wild Geese" (Alvan Macauley Memorial)

Sepia print
22" x 18"

Atop a wooded hill overlooking a small pond in Detroit’s Elmwood Cemetery stands a memorial to the late attorney turned industrialist Alvan Macauley. Commissioned by his wife and son soon after his death in 1952, the sculpture reflects Macauley’s love of nature and wildlife. On a simple granite pedestal sit two bronze…

Sketch for "Flying Wild Geese" (Alvan Macauley Memorial)

Graphite on tracing paper
16.5" x 13.75"

Atop a wooded hill overlooking a small pond in Detroit’s Elmwood Cemetery stands a memorial to the late attorney turned industrialist Alvan Macauley. Commissioned by his wife and son soon after his death in 1952, the sculpture reflects Macauley’s love of nature and wildlife. On a simple granite…