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"A Toad, alas, is not a frog…"
  • John Talleur
    born: Chicago, Illinois, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • "A Toad, alas, is not a frog…", 1976
  • Seven Odd Rhymes by Seven Anonymous Authors
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color woodcut
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 280 x 460 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 405 x 553 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 x 18 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 15/16 x 21 3/4 in
  • Gift of John and Ann Talleur
  • Not on display
  • 1997.0405.02
Label Text

Medium green and salmon pink. Large toad, with pink spots. Green ground at right of toad and pink/green background lines. Poem in pink lower left quadrant.