Image 1863Paris-Hachette-01-007 
Illustration No. 1     
Illustrator Paul Gustave Louis Christophe Doré 
Engraver Héliodore Joseph Pisan 
Title Caption  
Title Supplied Don Quixote begging the innkeeper to knight him 
Part Part I, Madrid 1605  
Chapter Chapter 3 
Subject 3.1 DQ at inn
Illustration Type Head vignette
Technique Wood engraving or Xylography
Color Black and white 
Page Number 20 
Image Dimension 125 x 187 
Page Dimension 433 x 313 
Commentary At the inn stable, don Quixote kneels down before the innkeeper (as if he was the lord of the castle) and begs him to knight him.
Doré shows the scene with a comical realism (the stable, the cows, the innkeeper's expression...).
Good drawing and engraving.