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Image 1856ParisBechet-01-003 
Illustration No. 1     
Illustrator Th. Guérin 
Engraver Lacoste Aîné (the elder) 
Title Caption Premières inspirations de Don Quichotte 
Title Supplied  
Part Part I, Madrid 1605  
Chapter Chapter 1 
Subject 1.1 DQ at his library reading chivalric novels
Illustration Type Chapter illustration
Technique Wood engraving or Xylography
Color Black and white 
Page Number f.p. 80 
Image Dimension 106 x 83 
Page Dimension 232 x 150 
Commentary Canonical image of don Quixote standing up in his library and getting mad reading chivalry novels; notice his gesture and expression.
Drawing and engraving with tachiste style. 
Notes 1 - This illustration did not appear in Paris: Maresq et Cie., 1847.
2 - Don Quixote's figure and setting (Gothic window, dog, arms, table, armchair...) have been copied after Johannot's frontispiece (Paris: Dubochet, 1836-37), but their positions have been changed.