Baboon with Sleeping Child

Baboon with Sleeping Child

Photo by Dean Van Dis

Marshall Fredericks is an American sculptor known for his animal imagery. The baboon was a common motif in his sculptures, as in this one, with the sleeping child. Although describing animals, there is a decidedly human quality to these forms.

Marshall Fredericks. Baboon with Sleeping Child, cast 1993. Bronze, 27.5 in. x 16 in. x 11 in. Gift of Fred and Lena Meijer. ©Marshall Fredericks