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Sketches of figures for "The Lion and Mouse" project drawings

Graphite on tracing paper
5.75" x 14.75"

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 saving him from a hunter’s trap.

The J. L. Hudson Company commissioned this sculpture for…

Lion and Mouse, Mouse, [Plaster, Rubber]

Double mold for 2 mice for Lion and Mouse. Plaster mother mold with inner rubber mold and plaster core. Written on mold is "Mouse 2pcs no base" "Stall B" "#1 #2" "mouse lion and mouse old 11/92" Mold is bound by a rubber strap.

Study for "The Lion and Mouse"

Pencil on tracing paper
23.75" x 18.75"

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 saving him from a hunter’s trap.

The J. L. Hudson Company commissioned this sculpture for…

"Reclining Lion," project drawing for "The Lion and Mouse"

Pencil on board
27.5" x 18"

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 saving him from a hunter’s trap.

The J. L. Hudson Company commissioned this sculpture for Eastland…

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 Mouse, 1/4 Scale, Lion Only, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Mold for 1/4 scale Lion and Mouse. Plaster mother mold with inner rubber mold and plaster core. In 1957 the Lion and Mouse was carved for the Eastland Shopping Center in Harper Woods, Michigan, another early shopping center designed by Victor Gruen. A large plastic zip tie holds the mold together.

One side of the mold has "Lion Mouse…

Lion and Mouse, w/o Base, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Written on mold is "Mouse w/o base stall B 11/92" Mold is bound with a metal wire.

Lion and Mouse, Mouse with Base, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Plaster mother mold with inner rubber mold and plaster core. Written on mold is "mouse lion & mouse old 11/92". A wide rubber strap holds the mold together.

Lion and Mouse, Mouse with Base, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Plaster mother mold with inner rubber mold and plaster core. Red wax residue is on the molds surface.

Lion and Monkey, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Lion and Monkey mold. Plaster mother mold with inner rubber mold and plaster core. Two sections. Written on the mold is "Lion and Monkey, Marshall Fredericks" Mold is bound with a plastic zip tie.