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|Illustration No.||1  |
|Illustrator||José del Castillo|
|Engraver||Manuel Salvador Carmona|
|Title Supplied||Don Quixote reading chivalry books at his library|
|Part||Part I, Madrid 1605|
1.1 DQ at his library reading chivalric novels
|Color||Black and white|
|Page Number||f.p. 2|
|Image Dimension||208 x 144|
|Page Dimension||350 x 262|
|Commentary||Don Quixote, reading chivalry books at his library (Amadís de Gaula), becomes mad (see his gesture and eyes).
Forced position and gesture.
Details from the text: arms abandoned at a corner, the skinny greyhound...
Interest in a realistic setting (period clothes and furniture).
Illustration of quality, with good drawing and engraving.
|Notes||1 - Same plate first used for Madrid: Ibarra, 1780.|