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Lion and Monkey, [Plaster]

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Title

Lion and Monkey, [Plaster]

Subject

Animal sculpture--20th century

Description

Plaster model for early inspiration for Lion and Mouse. There is a bronze of this in the main gallery. This is mounted on a wood board tied with a piece of twine to hold it in place.

"The lion and the monkey was Marshall's first attempt and he did cast a maquette. But a dear scandinavian lady he knew due to his scandinavian work and who lived locally reminded him that there was a fable that the kids learned in school about the lion and the mouse. So he changed it and won the commission for the Eastland Mall project. She often visited the studio and would tell me this story."
Carl Fredericks from an email dated February 17, 2010

Creator

Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998

Date

1957

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

7" x 5.5" x 9"

Materials

Plaster

Catalog Number

2000.208

Object Location

Sculptors Studio

Provenance

4/5/1994 Stable Stall G

09/22/2000 gifted to MFSM

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