Aug 13, 2020 - Sale 2544

Sale 2544 - Lot 85

Price Realized: $ 4,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000

ARNOLD LOBEL (1933-1987).

"There was Frog."
Pen and ink over graphite, with printed text onlays. 300x225 mm; 11 3/4x9 inches on 15x11-inch sheet. The page is numbered 29 in pencil indicating that it may have been used for the Frog and Toad Coloring Pages series. Circa 1975.

Lobel, the famous children's book author, came out in 1974, four years after the first "Frog and Toad" book was published. In an unusual scenario for the time, his family accepted and embraced his decision.

Provenance: The Estate of Arnold Lobel.