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OIL ON CANVAS. ORIGINAL SIZE 11x14 in

  • The artist's imagination was inspired by the story of Cinderella losing her slipper at the ball.
  • The prince found the slipper and, in the end, she married him.
  • Later, the happy couple incorporated the slipper into the family coat of arms.

The ocean liner in the painting is sailing over the waves, as if dancing. Steam from its mighty smokestacks colors the sky as it forges ahead.

One can imagine that this is a ship designed for jolly cruises, laughter, merriment, and happy times. Every deck is outfitted with dance floors and concert halls, where elaborate and lavish "Cinderella balls" are regularly held throughout the voyage.