Sunday, 22 December 2013

Edmund Dulac - part 3

Edmund Dulac (1882 – 1953) was a French magazine illustrator, book illustrator and stamp designer. For full biographical notes on Dulac see part 1. For earlier works see parts 1 - 2 also.

This is part 3 of a 7-part post on the works of Edmund Dulac:


1910 Beauty and the Beast


Beauty had a Brave Heart

A Palace of Wonder

Her Father Dropped the Rose

Beauty Saw the Castle in the Distance

A Far Higher Destiny Lies Before You

But what struck most her sight was a room full of parrots

Yes, Beast, I will Marry You

1910 The Sleeping Beauty and other Fairy tales retold by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch


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And there on a bed the curtains of which were drawn aside, he beheld the loveliest vision he had ever seen.

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The grew until nothing but the tops of the castle towers could be seen.

They overran the house without loss of time.

The unhappy FATIMA cried up to her:- 'Anne, Sister Anne, do you see anyone coming?'

Then BLUE BEARD roared out so terribly that he made the whole house tremble.

She used to creep away to the chimney-corner and seat herself among the cinders.

Whereupon she instantly desired her partner to lead her to the KING and QUEEN.

The Prime Minister was kept very busy during the next few weeks.

He had been fasting for more than twenty-four hours, and lost no time in falling to.

Soon they caught site of the castle in the distance.

Ah! what a fright you have given me! she murmured

1911 Stories from Hans Andersen


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