Brookgreen Gardens Medallion [Plaster]

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Title

Brookgreen Gardens Medallion [Plaster]

Subject

Animal sculpture--20th century

Description

THE GAZELLE MEDAL: BROOKGREEN GARDENS MEMBERSHIP MEDALLION, 1977
Plaster original

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall M. Fredericks
Reverse of medallion - Wrens and Rhododendron
1991.101
Obverse of medallion - Leaping Gazelle
1991.102

Fredericks has a number of sculptures at Brookgreen Gardens, Pawleys Island in South Carolina. He was commissioned to design this medal for distribution to Sustaining, Patron and Life Members during that membership year of 1977-8.

For the obverse he created a relief image of his Leaping Gazelle sculpture. The reverse side features a wren, the South Carolina's state bird and rhododendron foliage.

It was exhibited as United States entry at the Biennial Exhibition of the Federation Internationale de la Medullae (F.I.D.E.M) in Florence, Italy, 1983.

Fredericks sculptures at Brookgreen Gardens include Leaping Gazelle, Hawk, Rabbit, Grouse, Otter, Persephone, Flying Wild Geese, The Thinker, Two Bears, Male and Female Baboon, and Wings of the Morning.

Creator

Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998

Date

1977

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

32" dia

Materials

Plaster

Catalog Number

1991.100

Object Location

Main Exhibit Gallery

Provenance

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

Files

1991.101.jpg
1991.102.jpg

Citation

Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998, “Brookgreen Gardens Medallion [Plaster],” Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum, accessed April 19, 2024, https://omeka.svsu.edu/items/show/5144.