Old Man River God, (Spirit of the Mississippi) [Plaster]

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Title

Old Man River God, (Spirit of the Mississippi) [Plaster]

Subject

Figure sculpture, American--20th century
Animal sculpture--20th century

Description

OLD MAN RIVER - RIVER GOD (Spirit of the Mississippi), 1956
Plaster original

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall M. Fredericks
1991.083

A series of four reliefs: Old Man River-River God, Old Man River-River God alternative, French Explorer, and Cotton Pickers. These were created for a competition for a commission of a government building in Louisiana. The themes of the sculptures are derived from the history of the location: Mississippi River, French settlers in that area of the country, and a cotton growing state.

Creator

Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998

Date

1956

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

28.5" x 13"

Materials

Plaster

Catalog Number

1991.083

Object Location

Main Exhibit Gallery

Provenance

1989 March, 22 Gift to Museum and SVSU Board of Control

Files

1991.083a.jpg

Citation

Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998, “Old Man River God, (Spirit of the Mississippi) [Plaster],” Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum, accessed July 15, 2024, https://omeka.svsu.edu/items/show/5130.