A look of joy came into his eyes, as if he had recognized himself for the first time. He stood there motionless and in wonder, dimly conscious that Hallward was speaking to him, but not catching the meaning of his words. The sense of his own beauty came on him like a revelation. He had never felt it before.

– Oscar Wilde

The Picture of Dorian Gray, Chapter 2. This is the moment that Dorian first sees the portrait of himself which Basil has just finished. He is at once captivated and astonished. Is this the turning point where Dorian loses his innocence, as he drinks in the power of his own beauty and is overcome by a narcassistic vanity that will prove fatal?