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Thinker, The, Small-Scale, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Plaster mother mold with inner rubber mold and wax core. Written on mold is "Marshall Fredericks Thinker". Mold is bound with plastic zip ties.

Thinker, The, Full-Scale, [Plaster]

Dark green in color plaster Full-Scale model of the Thinker. Some of the painted surface has come off.


The chimpanzee sits with arms crossed in front of him. His hands are upon his shoulders. His legs are also crossed as he stares ahead. The knees have the classic tear drop shape characteristic of many of Marshall's animals.

"In front…

Study for "The Thinker"

Charcoal on paper
18" x 12"

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’…

Thinker, The, Full-Scale, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Three piece plaster exterior, black rubber and plaster core. Mold is bound with plastic zip ties.

Thinker, The, Small-Scale, [Posthumous Bronze]

Posthumously cast of the Thinker. Foundry and edition marks and A.P. stamped/ inscribed in wax; also, interior edition mark stamped in wax.

The chimpanzee sits with arms crossed in front of him. His hands are upon his shoulders. His legs are also crossed as he stares ahead. The knees have the classic tear drop shape characteristic of many of…

Thinker, The, Small-Scale, [Plaster]

Plaster model for the Thinker in full-scale. There is a shellac coating on the surface and some major areas patched with new plaster.


The chimpanzee sits with arms crossed in front of him. His hands are upon his shoulders. His legs are also crossed as he stares ahead. The knees have the classic tear drop shape characteristic of many of…

The Thinker [Bronze]

The Thinker is a bronze sculpture of a seated chimpanzee with arms folded and legs crossed. His head rests on his proper right hand and is tilted back slightly giving the appearance of being in deep thought.

LABEL:

The Thinker, 1938 Bronze, cast 1988
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ned Arbury 1991.001

Fredericks created this sculpture after…

Bronze "Don Quixote" and "The Thinker" in the Royal Oak studio

Located on the northwest corner of Normandy and Woodward Avenue in Royal Oak, Michigan, the building served as Fredericks' studio for over 50 years.

Side view of various plaster models and small-scale bronzes in Marshall Fredericks' Royal Oak studio

Located on the northwest corner of Normandy and Woodward Avenue in Royal Oak, Michigan, the building served as Fredericks' studio for over 50 years.