Jun 24, 2021 - Sale 2574

Sale 2574 - Lot 26

Price Realized: $ 5,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
ARNOLD LOBEL (1933-1987)
"Frog took a rake out of the garden shed." Illustration for the story "The Surprise" published in Frog and Toad All Year by Lobel (New York: Harper & Row, 1976, pages 42 and 43). Pen and ink over graphite, with printed text onlays. 295x369 mm; 11 3/4x14 1/2 inches (sheet). Unsigned. Accompanying the drawing are two color separations, one each for brown and green, which are highly unusual to find with Lobel's illustrations.