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Sketch for "Nordic Swan and the Ugly Duckling (Hans Christian Andersen Fountain)"

Graphite on tracing paper
9" x 3.25"

This sculpture represents Fredericks' interpretation of Hans Christian Andersen's popular story, The Ugly Duckling. Unlike Fredericks' portrayals of other literary subjects, this sculpture illustrates not one moment in the story, but two.

Fredericks placed the unhappy duckling driven from place to place…

Sketch for "Nordic Swan and the Ugly Duckling (Hans Christian Andersen Fountain)"

Graphite on tracing paper
2.75" x 3.25"

This sculpture represents Fredericks' interpretation of Hans Christian Andersen's popular story, The Ugly Duckling. Unlike Fredericks' portrayals of other literary subjects, this sculpture illustrates not one moment in the story, but two.

Fredericks placed the unhappy duckling driven from place to…

Swan and Ugly Duckling, Full-Scale, Swan, [Plaster]

Nordic swan from Swan and Ugly Duckling. There is no head on this swan body. Part of the base, grass reed, is attached to the proper left wing.

Plaster grass piece from the Swan and Ugly Duckling sculpture.

Swan and Ugly Duckling, Full-Scale, Bird, [Plaster]

Plaster bird for Swan and Ugly Duckling. The birds wings are posed as if in flight and its beak open slightly as if in song. Has Roman joint to connect to sculpture.

View of the swan from "Nordic Swan and the Ugly Duckling" in shadow at a private residence

This sculpture represents Fredericks' interpretation of Hans Christian Andersen's popular story, The Ugly Duckling. Unlike Fredericks' portrayals of other literary subjects, this sculpture illustrates not one moment in the story, but two.

Fredericks placed the unhappy duckling driven from place to place because of his ugliness at the base of…

"Nordic Swan and the Ugly Duckling" at a private residence in 1989

This sculpture represents Fredericks' interpretation of Hans Christian Andersen's popular story, The Ugly Duckling. Unlike Fredericks' portrayals of other literary subjects, this sculpture illustrates not one moment in the story, but two.

Fredericks placed the unhappy duckling driven from place to place because of his ugliness at the base of…

"Nordic Swan and the Ugly Duckling" with an unidentified private residence in the background

This sculpture represents Fredericks' interpretation of Hans Christian Andersen's popular story, The Ugly Duckling. Unlike Fredericks' portrayals of other literary subjects, this sculpture illustrates not one moment in the story, but two.

Fredericks placed the unhappy duckling driven from place to place because of his ugliness at the base of…

Front view of "Nordic Swan and the Ugly Duckling" at a private residence

This sculpture represents Fredericks' interpretation of Hans Christian Andersen's popular story, The Ugly Duckling. Unlike Fredericks' portrayals of other literary subjects, this sculpture illustrates not one moment in the story, but two.

Fredericks placed the unhappy duckling driven from place to place because of his ugliness at the base of…

View of "Nordic Swan and the Ugly Duckling" with an unidentified private residence in the background

This sculpture represents Fredericks' interpretation of Hans Christian Andersen's popular story, The Ugly Duckling. Unlike Fredericks' portrayals of other literary subjects, this sculpture illustrates not one moment in the story, but two.

Fredericks placed the unhappy duckling driven from place to place because of his ugliness at the base of…

Close-up of swan from "Nordic Swan and the Ugly Duckling" at a private residence

This sculpture represents Fredericks' interpretation of Hans Christian Andersen's popular story, The Ugly Duckling. Unlike Fredericks' portrayals of other literary subjects, this sculpture illustrates not one moment in the story, but two.

Fredericks placed the unhappy duckling driven from place to place because of his ugliness at the base of…