Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • present-day Italy
  • toad, 1500s–1700s
  • Where object was made: present-day Italy
  • bronze
  • Object Height/Width: 14 x 20.3 cm
    Object Height/Width: 5 1/2 x 8 in
  • Source unknown
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, Cabinet F4
  • 1959.0026
Label Text

Sculpture of a toad is colored a dark olive green. Toad sits on all four legs with eyes looking forward. Under belly of toad is smooth while the back is covered with warts.