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Sketches for 1939 National Products Competition

Graphite on paper
17" x 11.25"

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 Pickers," "Colt…

Gold Miner Plaque, Relief, [Plaster]

Plaster relief of bearded man gold panning. Behind the man are two mules and the surface is painted green. Written on the back is "441".

Gold Miner Plaque, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Plaster mold with rubber inner mold and plaster core. "Miner" inscribed in plaster interior on reverse side. "Miner plaque" written on rear plaster exterior mold. Twine rope used as handle. A plastic zip tie is used to hold he mold together.

Gold Miner Plaque, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Small plaster plaque mold with black rubber inner mold and plaster core "3/93 Miner" written on mold. Mold is bound with a plastic zip tie.

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…