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Sepia print of study for "Lion and Monkey"

Sepia print
24.5" x 18.75"

Fredericks sculpted The Lion and Monkey in 1957. He soon changed the sculpture to The Lion and Mouse, thinking it would be easier for children to sit or slide on the lion’s knee.

The Lion and Monkey does not remind us of Aesop’s (c. 620 - c. 560 B.C.E.) fable The Lion and Mouse, but rather tells a different…

Layout for "Bronzes by Marshall Fredericks: A Celebration of the Arts," an exhibition of bronzes at First Federal Bank in Detroit

Graphite on tracing paper
18" x 12"

An exhibition of sculptures by Marshall Fredericks at the First Federal Bank in Detroit in 1978. Exhibition included "The Boy and Bear," "Leaping Gazelle," "Lion and Monkey," "Henry Ford," "Saints and Sinners" and "The Spirit of Detroit".

Lion and Monkey, [Wax]

Red wax cast of the Lion and Monkey.

Lion and Monkey, [Plaster]

Plaster model for early inspiration for Lion and Mouse. There is a bronze of this in the main gallery. This is mounted on a wood board tied with a piece of twine to hold it in place.

"The lion and the monkey was Marshall's first attempt and he did cast a maquette. But a dear scandinavian lady he knew due to his scandinavian work and who lived…

Sketch for "Lion and Monkey"

Pencil on steno pad paper
9" x 5.75"

Fredericks sculpted The Lion and Monkey in 1957. He soon changed the sculpture to The Lion and Mouse, thinking it would be easier for children to sit or slide on the lion’s knee.

The Lion and Monkey does not remind us of Aesop’s (c. 620 - c. 560 B.C.E.) fable The Lion and Mouse, but rather tells a…

Lion and Monkey, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Lion and Monkey, Plaster mold with two sections, rubber mold on inside. Written on mold is "Lion and Monkey". Bound with plastic zip ties.

Lion and Monkey, [Bronze]

Bronze model of a monkey sitting on a lions knee. The lions mane is made of flattened spheres. This is perhaps a model for the Eastland Shopping Center sculpture which became the Lion and the Mouse.

"The lion and the monkey was Marshall's first attempt and he did cast a maquette. But a dear scandinavian lady he knew due to his scandinavian…

View of "Bronzes by Marshall Fredericks: A Celebration of the Arts" at First Federal Bank

An exhibition of sculptures by Marshall Fredericks at the First Federal Bank in Detroit in 1978. Exhibition included "The Boy and Bear," "Leaping Gazelle," "Lion and Monkey," "Henry Ford," "Saints and Sinners" and "The Spirit of Detroit".

"Bronzes by Marshall Fredericks: A Celebration of the Arts" at First Federal Bank

An exhibition of sculptures by Marshall Fredericks at the First Federal Bank in Detroit in 1978. Exhibition included "The Boy and Bear," "Leaping Gazelle," "Lion and Monkey," "Henry Ford," "Saints and Sinners" and "The Spirit of Detroit".

"Lion and Monkey"

Fredericks sculpted The Lion and Monkey in 1957. He soon changed the sculpture to The Lion and Mouse, thinking it would be easier for children to sit or slide on the lion’s knee.

The hand of the artist is clearly visible in the workmanship of this model, including Fredericks’ fingerprints which can be seen on the sculpture. The treatment…