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Torso of a Dancer, [Plaster]

1999.055.jpg

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Title

Torso of a Dancer, [Plaster]

Subject

Figure sculpture, American--20th century

Description

Plaster torso of the front half of the Torso of a Dancer in plaster.

Creator

Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998

Date

1938

Rights

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

Type

Sculpture

Coverage

University Center (Mich.)

Sculpture Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

32" x 17" x 7"

Materials

Plaster

Catalog Number

1999.055

Object Location

Storage Room B - F3

Provenance

10/25/1999 gifted to MFSM

Notes

From Jennifer Lentz (Collection Documentation Intern 1991-1992)
Memo dated September 5, 1991

"RE: Works at Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum:
Two Sisters/Mother and Child
Childhood Friends
Torso of a Dancer
Persephone (Bacchante)

On display in he museum are two other works by Fredericks. One is Torso of a Dancer in black Belgian marble which is dated to 1939. Our list of works at Cranbrook dates it to 1938. Our bronze at the gallery is dated to 1938 also. Our bronze at the gallery is a free-standing form. In this marble one part of the rough stone was left to form a base which the Torso is incorporated into and rest upon."

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