This narrative painting depicts a scene from the fairy tale 'Sleeping Beauty'. It shows the princess, Beauty, asleep behind a column overgrown with briars. The prince, who is destined to wake her with a kiss is standing on the right, leaning on a pole, watching her sleep.
Where to see this painting?
Warrington Museum & Art Gallery
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