The exhibit will examine Disney's personal fascination with European art and the use of French motifs in his films and theme parks.
Forty works of 18th-century European decorative arts and design-from tapestries and furniture to Boulle clocks and Svres porcelain-will be featured alongside 150 production artworks and works on paper.
The exhibition will highlight references to European visual culture in Disney animated films, including nods to Gothic Revival architecture in Cinderella (1950), medieval influences on Sleeping Beauty (1959), and Rococo-inspired objects brought to life in Beauty and the Beast (1991).
The exhibition marks the 30th anniversary of Beauty and the Beast's animated theatrical release.
The Disney-themed exhibit will be on display from Dec. 10 to March 6 of next year.
Disney is the parent company of WABC-TV.
ALSO READ | Man with Alzheimer's forgot he was married, fell in love with his wife all over again
* Get Eyewitness News Delivered
* More Manhattan news
* Send us a news tip
* Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts
* Follow us on YouTube
Submit a News Tip