If the Slipper Fits…

Sarah Noble Ives, “Trying on the Slipper,” from Cinderella. Watercolor, pen and ink, ca. 1912. 

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This exquisite watercolor drawing of a humble but elegant Cinderella trying on the glass slipper is one of a set of drawings done by artist Sarah Noble Ives for a McLoughlin picture book version of Cinderella issued around 1912.  Ives portrays Cinderella as a Pre-Raphaelite beauty who commands center stage despite her simple dress.

Adopted by Laura Wasowicz in honor of Lauren Hewes

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