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Items tagged "Holy Mother and Child": 9

Unidentified sketches

Graphite on notepad paper
5" x 8"

Unidentified sketches of hand holding a planet. Drawing also includes possible sketch for "Holy Mother and Child" from "Saints and Sinners".

Sketch for "Saints and Sinners"

Pencil on yellow drawing paper
8.25" x 5.25"

Fredericks created the thirty-inch tall The Saints and Sinners in 1939 while at Cranbrook.

These seven figures are in the style of jamb statues found in the portals of Gothic cathedrals. Attached to columns, sculptors lengthened these figures with unnatural proportions. Fredericks' figures all…

Sketch for "Eve"

Pencil on yellow drawing paper
8.25" x 5.5"

The body language of "Eve" reveals her inner conflict as she gazes down at the bright, shiny apple. "Eve" stands in an unbalanced, almost awkward pose. Her head tilts in a quizzical manner. Her shoulders and breasts are uneven. Her torso and hips are twisted slightly and she is not centered on the…

Seven Saints and Sinners, Mother and Child, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Plaster mother mold with inner rubber mold and plaster core. This mold has a wire holding the two mold halves together. Written on the mold is "Mother and Child".

Seven Saints and Sinners, Mother and Child, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Plaster mother mold with inner rubber mold and plaster core. This mold has a wire holding the two mold halves together. Written on the mold is "Mother and Child".

Seven Saints and Sinners, Mother and Child, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Plaster mother mold with inner rubber mold and plaster core. This mold has a wire holding the two mold halves together. Written on the mold is "Mother and Child".

Seven Saints and Sinners, Mother and Child, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Plaster mother mold with inner rubber mold and plaster core. This mold has a wire holding the two mold halves together. Written on the mold is "Mother and Child".

Seven Saints and Sinners, Mother and Child, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Plaster mother mold with inner rubber mold and plaster core. This mold has two wires holding the two mold halves together. Written on the mold is "Mother and Child".

Seven Saints and Sinners, Mother and Child [Plaster]

The Saints and Sinners, 1976
Plaster originals

Holy Mother and Child, 1939
(One of the Saints and Sinners)
1976 Plaster original

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall M. Fredericks
1991.027

In 1976, Fredericks enlarged these figures from the thirty-inch tall version that he created while at Cranbrook in 1939 for the Midland Center for the…