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Sketch of hawk

Graphite on card stock
3.25" x 5.5"

Sketch of hawk, possibly for "Levi L. Barbour Memorial Fountain" on Belle Isle.

Sketches for "Hawk" for "Levi L. Barbour Memorial Fountain"

Pencil on yellow drawing paper
5.5" x 8.5"

Sketches for "Hawk" for "Levi L. Barbour Memorial Fountain" located in Belle Isle's Rose Garden.

Leaping Gazelle Fountain, Full-Scale, Hawk, [Plaster]

Plaster original full-scale model for the Hawk, auxiliary sculpture for the Leaping Gazelle Fountain, 1936.

Sketch for "Leaping Gazelle"

Pencil on tracing paper
11.5" x 18"

In 1936, Fredericks won a National Award Competition to design a fountain for the Levi L. Barbour Memorial, located on Belle Isle, an island park in Detroit, Michigan. Mounted 16 feet high on a granite pedestal, the bronze sculpture sits in a fountain basin. Four small carved granite animals surround the…

Leaping Gazelle Fountain, Full-Scale, Hawk, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Three piece plaster mould shellacked. Reinforced with sisal. "Barbour Fountain Hawk" written on it. Plastic straps hold mold together.

Hawk [Plaster]

Hawk, auxiliary sculpture for the
Leaping Gazelle Fountain, 1936
Plaster original

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall M. Fredericks
1991.019

Plaster models of "Rabbit" and "Hawk" 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.

Bronze "Grouse" and "Hawk" for "Levi L. Barbour Memorial Fountain" in 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.

Full-scale plaster model of "Hawk" from the "Levi L. Barbour Memorial Fountain" 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…