Nov 28, 2018




Eugen Napoleon Neureuther

(German, 1806-1862)


Wendelin Wick

(German, active 1842-1853)

Etching on steel on wove paper

Plate: 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.)

Gift of Stephen Dull 2018.302

State: First state of two


Did you know?

The fairy tale Cinderella was a German folk tale that became popular in the 19th century in Germany, well before Walt Disney!


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.

See also
PR - Etching
Type of artwork: 
Credit line: 
Gift of Stephen Dull

Contact us

The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email

To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.

Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar. If you have questions about requesting an image, please email