Poor Beast or Handsome Prince?

Illustration from Beauty and the Beast.  Fairy Tales Every Child Should Know.  Edited by Hamilton Wright Mabie  Illustrated and Decorated by:  Mary Hamilton Fry.  George Sully & Company:  New York.  1915.

“She saw at her feet, instead of the poor beast, a handsome prince.”

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (From the French tale by Madame Gabrielle de Villeneuve)

Fairy Tales Every Child Should Know

Edited by:  Hamilton Wright Mabie.

Illustrated and Decorated by:  Mary Hamilton Fry.

George Sully & Company:  New York.  1915.

2 thoughts on “Poor Beast or Handsome Prince?

    1. Yes, the drawings are flat. The the wall and path leading off into the distance are among the few elements that give any suggestion of distance. I think the perspective distortion adds to the other worldly fairy tale feel.
      Elephant

      PS Liked your nun post today!

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