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Sketch for "Celestial Fountain"

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Title

Sketch for "Celestial Fountain"

Subject

Drawing, American--20th century.
Figure drawing.
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998
New York World's Fair (1939-1940)

Description

Pencil and ink on tracing paper
11.75" x 18.5"

Fredericks submitted sketch models for "Celestial
Fountain" as a proposal for the 1939 New York World’s Fair. Although not selected for inclusion at the Fair, another Fredericks’ sculpture, "Baboon Fountain," did appear at the entrance to the Glass Industries Building, Flushing Meadow-Corona Park, New York City, in 1939.

Drawing also includes sketches for "Harlequins (Clown Musicians), Ballerina & Orchestral Parade," "Don Quixote," "Persephone (Bacchante)," "Lovesick Clown (Pagliacci)" and "Clown Musicians".

Creator

Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998

Source

Marshall M. Fredericks Papers
Series VIII, Cabinet 1 Drawer 3 Folder 2

Date

c. 1938

Rights

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

Relation

VIII-01-03-02

Format

image/jpeg

Language

eng

Type

Pencil and ink drawing

Identifier

VIII.1998.001.482

Drawing Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Pencil and ink drawing

Physical Dimensions

11.75" x 18.5"

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