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|Collection:||Fine Art Paintings and Sculpture|
|Date:||1904 - 1904|
|Artist:||John Dickson Batten - View biography for John Dickson Batten|
|Artist:||Joseph Edward Southall - View biography for Joseph Edward Southall|
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.
|Presented by The John Feeney Bequest Fund, 1936.|
|Production Period:||20th century|
|Medium:||Tempera on canvas.|