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|Illustration No.||1  |
|Illustrator||John Vanderbank (copied after)|
|Title Supplied||Don Quixote's last will|
|Part||Part II, Madrid 1615|
74.1 DQ falls ill and recovers his sanity
74.2 DQ makes his will
|Color||Black and white|
|Page Number||f.p. 294|
|Image Dimension||120 x 80|
|Page Dimension||172 x 97|
|Commentary||In the center of the composition, don Quixote in his bed, accepting the crucifix that the priest shows him (symbol of his sane and Christian death), and surrounded by the niece, an unknown figure, Sancho Panza, the bachelor Sansón Carrasco, other unknown figure, the barber, the housekeeper and the notary.
Drawing and engraving are poor.
|Notes||1 - Turned copy after London: Tonson, 1738.
2 - Plate 16.