The physical outlook of people can be deceptive sometimes when their aptitude for survival is considered. A frail-looking person might survive a difficult situation while a much tougher-looking person fails.
The human spirit is foundational to our survival. You can make it if only you have the willpower to do so or get lucky.
In this painting, the miniaturized colorful man has the intrinsic strength to pull the string of his life story along with his journey. His size notwithstanding did not stop him from showing the world what he was capable of achieving through determination and being honest to himself.