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King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden with "The Thinker" wrapped in a yellow blanket

Fredericks created this sculpture at the request of George Gough Booth, the founder of Cranbrook Educational Community, who wanted a “Thinker” for the steps of the Cranbrook Art Museum similar to Auguste Rodin’s renowned Thinker, a cast of which is on the steps of the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Fredericks’ replacement of Rodin’s…

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden poses with "The Thinker" at the Royal Palace in Stockholm

Fredericks created this sculpture at the request of George Gough Booth, the founder of Cranbrook Educational Community, who wanted a “Thinker” for the steps of the Cranbrook Art Museum similar to Auguste Rodin’s renowned Thinker, a cast of which is on the steps of the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Fredericks’ replacement of Rodin’s…

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden poses with "The Thinker"

Fredericks created this sculpture at the request of George Gough Booth, the founder of Cranbrook Educational Community, who wanted a “Thinker” for the steps of the Cranbrook Art Museum similar to Auguste Rodin’s renowned Thinker, a cast of which is on the steps of the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Fredericks’ replacement of Rodin’s…

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden with "The Thinker"

Fredericks created this sculpture at the request of George Gough Booth, the founder of Cranbrook Educational Community, who wanted a “Thinker” for the steps of the Cranbrook Art Museum similar to Auguste Rodin’s renowned Thinker, a cast of which is on the steps of the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Fredericks’ replacement of Rodin’s…

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden receives a small-scale bronze "The Spirit of Detroit"

The erection of The Spirit of Detroit at the City-County Building (now Coleman A. Young Municipal Center) in 1958 marked the formal completion of the structure whose construction began in 1951. Located in front of a white marble wall at the entrance to the building, the sculpture depicts the cultural and religious spirit of the Detroit community. …

Detroit Mayor Coleman A. Young presents King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden with a small-scale bronze "The Spirit of Detroit"

The erection of The Spirit of Detroit at the City-County Building (now Coleman A. Young Municipal Center) in 1958 marked the formal completion of the structure whose construction began in 1951. Located in front of a white marble wall at the entrance to the building, the sculpture depicts the cultural and religious spirit of the Detroit community. …

Marshall Fredericks shakes hands with the King of Sweden while receiving a medal

Marshall Fredericks shakes hands with the King of Sweden while receiving a medal at an event celebrating the dedication of "God on the Rainbow" (Gud Fader På Himmelsbågan).

Marshall Fredericks receives a medal from the King of Sweden

Marshall Fredericks receives a medal from the King of Sweden at an event celebrating the dedication of "God on the Rainbow" (Gud Fader På Himmelsbågan).

The King of Sweden proudly displays a wooden sculpture he has received

The King of Sweden proudly displays a wooden sculpture he has received at an event celebrating the dedication of "God on the Rainbow" (Gud Fader På Himmelsbågan).

The angel from "God on the Rainbow" (Gud Fader På Himmelsbågan) is unveiled by the King of Sweden

Based on a 1946 sketch by Carl Milles for a peace monument intended for the United Nations Building in New York, Fredericks’ enlargement now stands at the entrance to Stockholm Harbor, a project spearheaded by Cilla Jahn, in collaboration with Millesgården and the AP Foundation.