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Graphite on card stock
3.25" x 5.5"

Sketch of hawk, possibly for "Levi L. Barbour Memorial Fountain" on Belle Isle.

Pencil on yellow drawing paper
5.5" x 8.5"

Sketches for "Hawk" for "Levi L. Barbour Memorial Fountain" located in Belle Isle's Rose Garden.

Plaster original full-scale model for the Hawk, auxiliary sculpture for the Leaping Gazelle Fountain, 1936.

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Pencil on tracing paper
11.5" x 18"

In 1936, Fredericks won a National Award Competition to design a fountain for the Levi L. Barbour Memorial, located on Belle Isle, an island park in Detroit, Michigan. Mounted 16 feet high on a granite…

Three piece plaster mould shellacked. Reinforced with sisal. "Barbour Fountain Hawk" written on it. Plastic straps hold mold together.

Hawk, auxiliary sculpture for the
Leaping Gazelle Fountain, 1936
Plaster original

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall M. Fredericks

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Fredericks opened the "Greenhouse" and the "Stable" studio in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan in 1960 as an extension of his Royal Oak studio.

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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.

Full-scale plaster model of Hawk from the Levi L. Barbour Memorial Fountain in the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum.tif
Mrs. Dorothy (Honey) Arbury studied with Fredericks when she attended Kingswood School at the Cranbrook Educational Community in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, in the 1930s. She met him through her uncle, Alden B. Dow, a prominent architect in Midland,…

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"Marshall Fredericks: An Exhibition of His Sculpture" at the Robert L. Kidd Associates/Galleries in Birmingham, Michigan - November 10-December 3, 1994.
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