DISNEY LIMITED EDITION: BEAST AND BELLE FOREVER
MEDIUM: Embellished Giclée on Canvas
SIZE: 30" x 20"
EDITION SIZE: 95
ARTIST: James Coleman
ABOUT THE IMAGE: Inspired by Walt Disney’s 1991 Animated film Beauty and the Beast and features Belle and the Beast.
ABOUT THE MEDIUM: Limited edition prints are reproductions of an original piece of art work. The giclée prints on canvas are museum quality prints that last the upwards of 100 years. Giclée printing is a process that uses fade-resistant, archival inks and archival substrates to print on large format printers. The run of prints are capped at a specific number. Limited edition prints can be more valuable to art collectors than prints without a restricted number of copies because of the rarity of the prints. Each piece is hand-numbered and embellished by the artist. Each piece also includes a Certificate of Authenticity.
ABOUT THE ARTIST: James Coleman is a name synonymous with sweeping skies, tropical rain forests, rich deep woods and silent deserts. The images created by this talented man continue to delight all that view them. James Coleman’s distinguished history has seen him with Walt Disney Feature Animation for more than twenty years; creating art and backgrounds for animated classics such as “The Little Mermaid” and “Beauty and the Beast “. The contribution made by James Coleman to the world of art over some thirty years – both in film and fine art – has made him one of the most collected artists in the contemporary art world. His work is impressionistic and luminous. His paintings are warm, inviting and unique. As a true master of color, light and design, James Coleman’s artwork can be found in many fine, personal and corporate art collections – including that of the Disney family itself.
ABOUT THE FILM: Beauty and the Beast is a 1991 American animated musical romantic fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The film is based on the 1756 French fairy tale of the same name by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont, and ideas from the 1946 French film of the same name directed by Jean Cocteau. Beauty and the Beast focuses on the relationship between the Beast, voice of Robby Benson, a prince who is magically transformed into a monster and his servants into household objects as punishment for his arrogance, and Belle, voice of Paige O'Hara, a young woman whom he imprisons in his castle. To break the curse, Beast must learn to love Belle and earn her love in return before the last petal falls from an enchanted rose or else the Beast will remain a monster forever. The film also features the voices of Richard White, Jerry Orbach, David Ogden Stiers, and Angela Lansbury.