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Sketches for "Youth in the Hands of God"

Graphite on tracing paper
9" x 10"

The façade of the New Dallas Public Library contained an 880-pound, 20 foot high aluminum sculpture by Marshall Fredericks entitled "Youth in the Hands of God." Symbolizing "the hands of God supporting youth reaching for learning through the medium of literature," the $12,000 relief sculpture depicted two…

Sketches for "Youth in the Hands of God"

Graphite on tracing paper
6.25" x 8.5"

The façade of the New Dallas Public Library contained an 880-pound, 20 foot high aluminum sculpture by Marshall Fredericks entitled "Youth in the Hands of God." Symbolizing "the hands of God supporting youth reaching for learning through the medium of literature," the $12,000 relief sculpture depicted two…

Shop drawing for "Youth in the Hands of God"

Graphite on graph paper
11.75" x 8.25"

The façade of the New Dallas Public Library contained an 880-pound, 20 foot high aluminum sculpture by Marshall Fredericks entitled "Youth in the Hands of God." Symbolizing "the hands of God supporting youth reaching for learning through the medium of literature," the $12,000 relief sculpture depicted two…

Shop drawing for "Youth in the Hands of God"

Graphite on graph paper
11.75" x 8.25"

The façade of the New Dallas Public Library contained an 880-pound, 20 foot high aluminum sculpture by Marshall Fredericks entitled "Youth in the Hands of God." Symbolizing "the hands of God supporting youth reaching for learning through the medium of literature," the $12,000 relief sculpture depicted two…

Youth in the Hands of God Searching for Knowledge [Aluminum]

Cast April 26, 1956 by Kristiana FDRY.

This is the only surviving portion of the full-scale plaster original model for YOUTH IN THE HANDS OF GOD, a twenty-foot tall aluminum cast commissioned for the facade of the Dallas Public Library. This fragment is less well preserved than many of the original plasters in the Museum. Note the stained…

Head of Youth [Plaster]

Head of the Youth, from Youth in the Hands of God, 1956
Plaster original

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall M. Fredericks
1991.047

This is the only surviving portion of the full-scale plaster original model for Youth in the Hands of God, a sixteen-foot tall aluminum cast, made in Norway, commissioned for the facade of the Dallas Public…

Full-scale plaster head of "Youth" from "Youth in the Hands of God" in the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum

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…

"Youth in the Hands of God" after pressure wash

The façade of the New Dallas Public Library contained an 880-pound, 20 foot high aluminum sculpture by Marshall Fredericks entitled "Youth in the Hands of God." Symbolizing "the hands of God supporting youth reaching for learning through the medium of literature," the $12,000 relief sculpture depicted two hands lifting a boy wearing blue jeans.…

View of "Youth in the Hands of God" after wash

The façade of the New Dallas Public Library contained an 880-pound, 20 foot high aluminum sculpture by Marshall Fredericks entitled "Youth in the Hands of God." Symbolizing "the hands of God supporting youth reaching for learning through the medium of literature," the $12,000 relief sculpture depicted two hands lifting a boy wearing blue jeans.…

"Youth in the Hands of God" after wash

The façade of the New Dallas Public Library contained an 880-pound, 20 foot high aluminum sculpture by Marshall Fredericks entitled "Youth in the Hands of God." Symbolizing "the hands of God supporting youth reaching for learning through the medium of literature," the $12,000 relief sculpture depicted two hands lifting a boy wearing blue jeans.…