Dwarf Sees Himself for the First Time
Date: c. 1929
Medium: Woodcut
Dimensions: composition: 9 3/16 × 7 3/4 in. (23.3 × 19.7 cm) sheet: 10 1/2 × 8 3/4 in. (26.7 × 22.2 cm)
Illustration Citation: Inscription refers to Oscar Wilde's, "The Birthday of the Infanta". Date and place of publication not identified.
Credit Line: Gift of Charlotte A. Ganz and Albert Harding Ganz, 1980
Object Number: 1980-170
About: This woodcut was inspired by Oscar Wilde's fairy tale, "The Birthday of the Infanta." Smith pictured the moment when the boy from the forest first encounters a mirror and realizes that he looks different from the children at the palace.
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