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Studies for "Hiawatha" and "Aesop" for University of Michigan Administration Building

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Conté crayon, graphite and watercolor on construction paper
12" x 9"

Administration Building (now the Literature, Science and Arts Building) at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Thirty cast aluminum, seven limestone and two bronze reliefs decorate the façades of the building.

Sketches of "Aesop" and "Hiawatha" for the University of Michigan Administration Building

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Graphite and ink drawing
18.5" x 12"

Administration Building (now the Literature, Science and Arts Building) at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Thirty cast aluminum, seven limestone and two bronze reliefs decorate the façades of the building.

Sketches of "Aesop" and "Hiawatha" for the University of Michigan Administration Building

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Graphite on tracing paper
18.5" x 12"

Administration Building (now the Literature, Science and Arts Building) at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Thirty cast aluminum, seven limestone and two bronze reliefs decorate the façades of the building.

Aesop, [Plaster Relief]

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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…

View of Marshall Fredericks' Royal Oak studio with various plaster models of relief on the wall

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Located on the northwest corner of Normandy and Woodward Avenue in Royal Oak, Michigan, the building served as Fredericks' studio for over 50 years.

Marshall Fredericks' Royal Oak studio with plasteline models for "Hiawatha," "Aesop" and "Spirit of Kentucky"

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Located on the northwest corner of Normandy and Woodward Avenue in Royal Oak, Michigan, the building served as Fredericks' studio for over 50 years.

Marshall Fredericks works on the plasteline model for the "Spirit of Kentucky" in his Royal Oak studio

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Collectively titled the Spirit of Kentucky, Barry Bingham, editor of the Louisville Courier-Journal commissioned Fredericks to design reliefs for their new building.

After Fredericks received the commission he reportedly traveled through Kentucky to get the essence of the ‘spirit of Kentucky’ for himself. Fredericks’ intent for the project was…

Plaster model of "Aesop" for the University of Michigan Administration Building

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Administration Building (now the Literature, Science and Arts Building) at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Thirty cast aluminum, seven limestone and two bronze reliefs decorate the façades of the building.

Plasteline model of "Aesop" for the University of Michigan Administration Building

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Administration Building (now the Literature, Science and Arts Building) at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Thirty cast aluminum, seven limestone and two bronze reliefs decorate the façades of the building.