Beauty and the Beast
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 26cm x 22cm

Beauty and the Beast

John Dickson Batten

© Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

Description

This painting depicts the tale of Beauty and The Beast. Beauty recoils in horror as she first lays eyes on the beast. In the story, her fear gives way to pity, then love, which breaks the spell. The beast turns back into a handsome prince and they live happily ever after.
 

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Dimensions

660x775mm
 

Medium

Tempera on canvas.
 

Acquisition

Gift in 1936
 

Accession Number

1936p322
 

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