Cinderella

1847
(German, 1806–1862)
(German, active 1842–1853)
Platemark: 72 x 54 cm (28 3/8 x 21 1/4 in.); Sheet: 80 x 63 cm (31 1/2 x 24 13/16 in.)
State: First state of two
Location: 100 1916 Lobby
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The fairy tale Cinderella was a German folk tale that became popular in the 19th century in Germany, well before Walt Disney!

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The fairy tale Cinderella tells of a neglected servant girl who, aided by a fairy godmother, attends a ball and falls in love with a prince. The prince finds his true love by fitting a glass slipper on her foot. Eugen Neureuther made this elaborate etching depicting several scenes from the story during a revival of interest in folk tales in Germany in the early 19th century.
Cinderella

Cinderella

1847

Eugen Napoleon Neureuther, Wendelin Wick

(German, 1806–1862), (German, active 1842–1853)
Germany, 19th century

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