Beauty and the Beast
 
 

Beauty and the Beast

John Dickson Batten

© Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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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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