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Jean Cocteau, director: La Belle et la Bête (1946)
Walter Crane: “Am I so very ugly?” —illustration for Beauty and the Beast (ca. 1901)
This illustration comes from a series of handscrolls telling the legends of the Shinto Kitano Tenjin Shrine, located in Kamakura, Japan. The shrine is dedicated to Sugawara no Michizane, a 9th century scholar, poet, and statesman who came to be … Continue reading
Rose O’Neill: Man and Earth (1921)—from a series entitled Sweet Monsters.
Sascha Schneider: Das Gefühl der Abhängigkeit [The Feeling of Dependence] (1894)
Shonen Magazine, 1970 (source)
Sennertus [Daniel Sennert, 1572–1637], on the authority of a respectable man, informs us that a certain woman was apprehended on the suspicion that she was a werewolf; which she also acknowledged. The magistrate promised to spare her life, provided she … Continue reading