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Aesop, [Plaster Relief]

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Title

Aesop, [Plaster Relief]

Subject

Figure sculpture, American--20th century

Description

Plaster relief sculpture depicting Aesop surrounded by animals and characters from his fables. These include the tortoise and the hare, a monkey, fox and stork, and fox and crow.

Relief located on the Administration Building of the University of Michigan. The building was designed by Harley, Ellington and Day and completed in 1949. This was a collaboration between Marshall Fredericks and architect Malcolm Stirred.

Source

Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998

Date

1949

Rights

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

Type

Sculpture
Relief Sculpture

Coverage

University Center (Mich.)

Sculpture Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

21" x 18" x 3"

Materials

Plaster

Catalog Number

2000.374

Object Location

Sculptors Studio

Provenance

11/15/2000 gifted to MFSM

March/April 2003 relocated to Sculptor's Studio

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