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Sketch for "The Family (Farm Animals)"

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Title

Sketch for "The Family (Farm Animals)"

Subject

Drawing, American--20th century.
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998

Description

Graphite on tracing paper
9" x 3.75"

Fredericks received this commission as a result of an honorable mention in the Section of Fine Arts World's Fair Competition. Completed under the Section of Fine Arts Public Buildings Administration Federal Works Agency, the finished terracotta relief originally hung over the Postmaster's door in Sandwich, Illinois.

A mare and colt dominate the center portion of the relief. Balancing on either side are a ewe with two lambs and a sow with one of her pudgy shoats. Each of the animals expresses a vitality that suggests the active life and abounding health of the locality.

Creator

Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998

Source

Marshall M. Fredericks Papers
Series VIII, Cabinet 1 Drawer 7 Folder 2

Date

c. 1941

Rights

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

Relation

VIII-01-07-02

Format

image/jpeg

Type

Graphite drawing

Identifier

1998.001.VIII.652

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Original Format

Graphite drawing

Physical Dimensions

9" x 3.75"

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