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"Black Elk: Homage to the Great Spirit" - full-scale plaster torso - side view

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Title

"Black Elk: Homage to the Great Spirit" - full-scale plaster torso - side view

Subject

Artists' studios--United States.
Black Elk, 1863-1950.
Figure sculpture, American--20th century.
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998

Description

Full-scale plaster torso for “Black Elk” at Fredericks’ Bloomfield Hills (Greenhouse), Michigan studio. Originally created to support the Tower of the Four Winds, Black Elk Neihardt Park, Blair, Nebraska. The Peace Pipe points from the Heart of Man to the Heart of God. Black Elk prays through tears, "Oh, make my people live."

Source

Marshall M. Fredericks Papers
Series V, Box 3, Folder 17

Date

1998

Rights

Use of this image requires permission from the Marshall M. Fredericks Archives.

Relation

V-03-17

Format

image/jpeg

Type

Image

Identifier

F 31.3

Coverage

Bloomfield Hills (Mich.)

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Original Format

Black and white print

Physical Dimensions

8" x 10"

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