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Sketches for "Black Elk: Homage to the Great Spirit"

Pencil on yellow drawing paper
5.5" x 8.5"

Originally created to support the Tower of the Four Winds, Black Elk Neihardt Park, Blair, Nebraska. The Peace Pipe points from the Heart of Man to the Heart of God. Black Elk prays through tears, "Oh, make my people live."

Sketch for unidentified sculpture

Ink on paper
5" x 8"

Sketch for unidentified sculpture featuring flying herons and Indian.

Sketch for "Indian and Wild Swans"

Photostat
2.5" x 4.25"

This sculptural group of an Indian and four swans is located on the façade of the Milwaukee Public Museum. Fredericks said of the design that the swans, “complement the simple surface (of the wall) with just the right dignified accent…(they are) stylized, artistic representations of the natural swan (having worked)…

Study for "Indian and Wild Swans"

Graphite on tracing paper
8.75" x 11.75"

This sculptural group of an Indian and four swans is located on the façade of the Milwaukee Public Museum. Fredericks said of the design that the swans, “complement the simple surface (of the wall) with just the right dignified accent…(they are) stylized, artistic representations of the natural swan…

Indian, Deer and Wolves, Relief, [Plaster]

Marshall Fredericks designed these in hopes of getting a commission to be placed on a building out west. These are the only sketch models in the scale on one inch to one foot. They were intended to be about ten feet high.

Indian and Bison, [Plaster]

Plaster model of an Indian with a bison laying next to him.

Indian and Bears, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Plaster mother mold with rubber mold and plaster core. The mold is deep. Mold is held together with a bracket and bolts.

Indian Rider, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Plaster mother mold with inner rubber mold and plaster core. The mold is deep. Mold is held together with a bracket and bolts.

Indian with Deer and Wolves, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Plaster mother mold with inner rubber mold and plaster core. The mold is deep. Mold is held together with a bracket and bolts.

Close-up of dirty "Indian, Deer, and Wolves" 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…