She ran away so quickly that he could not overtake her
Date: c. 1920
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 25 × 18 1/2 in. (63.5 × 47 cm) frame: 31 3/4 × 24 5/8 in. (80.6 × 62.5 cm)
Illustration Citation: "Cinderella," in Fairy Tales from Grimm, Hamilton W. Mabie, editor (New York, Grosset & Dunlap, not dated)
Credit Line: Gayle and Alene Hoskins Endowment Fund, 1989
Object Number: 1989-37
About: A nineteenth century revival of interest in folklore and fairy tales helped create a surge in children's literature. Such stories offered vicarous experience of dangers and triumphs, and called for lively illustrations appealing to children and to the adults who read to them and showed them the pictures.
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