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Michael Emmett Taylor [Plaster]

Michael Emmet Taylor, 1937
Plaster original

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall M. Fredericks
1991.050

Fredericks was commissioned to do this full-length portrait sculpture of Michael Emmet Taylor by his grandfather, Vice President of General Motors, Chevrolet division. When young Michael was brought to Frederick's studio for his portrait…

View of the interior of the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum reflected in the windows

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…

Bronze "Portrait of Michael Emmet Taylor"

1935, bronze, 34 1/2 inches.

The Vice President of General Motors, Chevrolet division commissioned Fredericks to do this full-length portrait of his grandson, Michael Emmet Taylor. When brought to Fredericks’ studio for his portrait sitting, young Michael held a small ball in his hand. The youngster kept playing with the ball so Fredericks…

"Portrait of Michael Emmet Taylor"

1935, bronze, 34 1/2 inches.

The Vice President of General Motors, Chevrolet division commissioned Fredericks to do this full-length portrait of his grandson, Michael Emmet Taylor. When brought to Fredericks’ studio for his portrait sitting, young Michael held a small ball in his hand. The youngster kept playing with the ball so Fredericks…

Rear view of "Portrait of Michael Emmet Taylor"

1935, bronze, 34 1/2 inches.

The Vice President of General Motors, Chevrolet division commissioned Fredericks to do this full-length portrait of his grandson, Michael Emmet Taylor. When brought to Fredericks’ studio for his portrait sitting, young Michael held a small ball in his hand. The youngster kept playing with the ball so Fredericks…

Plaster model for "The Lion and Mouse" with gilt bronze mouse and plaster model for "Portrait of Michael Emmet Taylor" in the background at the Allied Florists Association exhibit at Cobo Hall

Animal sculpture--20th century.
Bronze sculpture, American--20th century.
Limestone sculpture
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998
This sculpture illustrates the well known Aesop Fable of “The Lion and the Mouse.” Fredericks’ rendition depicts the end of the story in which the tiny mouse returns the king of the jungle’s kindness by…