Beauty and the Beast

John Dickson Batten

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

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.

Image Details

Dimensions
 
660x775mm
Medium
 
Tempera on canvas.
Acquisition
 
Gift in 1936
Accession Number
 
1936p322

© Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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