Thursday, December 20, 2012

Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of Grimm's Fairy Tales!


Kym Hepworth / Little Red Riding Hood / 2012 / mixed media / 12 3/4 x 21 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. 
©2012 - Kym Hepworth. All Rights Reserved.


“There was once a sweet little maid, much beloved by everybody, but most of all by her grandmother, who never knew how to make enough of her. Once she sent her a little cap of red velvet, and as it was very becoming to her, and she never wore anything else, people called her Little Red Riding Hood. One day her mother said to her,

“Come, Little Red Riding Hood, here are some cakes and a flask of wine for you to take to grandmother; she is weak and ill, and they will do her good. Make haste and start before it grows hot, and walk properly and nicely, and don’t run, or you might fall and break the flask of wine, and there would be none left for grandmother. And when you go into her room, don’t forget to say, Good morning, instead of staring about you. . .”

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