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Aschenputtel re-do #3: planting the hazel branch

Aschenputtel re-do #3: here she’s planting the hazel branch on her mother’s grave.

Here she is planting a hazel branch and watering it with (of course) her tears. I tried to make her look sorrowful but I think she maybe just looks hung over, which is also understandable.

Aschenputtel tries on the golden slipper

“The king’s son handed her the golden slipper and it fitted perfectly. When she stood up and he looked in her face, he recognized the beautiful girl he had danced with and cried out “this is my true bride!” The stepmother and the two sisters went pale with fear and rage.”

Aschenputtel: the Prince and the first sister

“The two doves were sitting in the hazel tree and cried out: ‘There’s blood in the shoe, that’s not the proper bride.’ The king’s son looked down at her foot and saw the blood spurting. ‘No,’ he said, ‘this isn’t the right girl. Let her sister try the shoe on.'”