Tag Archives: Fairy Tales

1924: The Diamond Palace

Diamantový zámek visí nad červeným mořem… (O zlatých zámcích.) Illustration by Artuš Scheiner for a collection of Fairy Tales by Božena Němcová (1924). The first line of the caption means “the diamond palace hung over the red sea,” and I … Continue reading

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1946: Beauty and the Beast

Jean Cocteau, director: La Belle et la Bête (1946)

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1901: Am I So Very Ugly?

Walter Crane: “Am I so very ugly?” —illustration for Beauty and the Beast (ca. 1901)

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