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|Illustration No.||1  |
|Illustrator||Johan Gilbert (copied after)|
|Engraver||John William Orr|
|Title Caption||Plática de la sabia Mentironiana al acongojado Don Quijote.|
|Part||Part I, Madrid 1605|
52.3 Arrival of DQ and Sancho to their village
Wood engraving or Xylography
|Color||Black and white|
|Page Number||f.p. 301|
|Image Dimension||111 x 92|
|Page Dimension||215 x 140|
|Commentary||Don Quixote returns to his house into a cage on an oxcart and is received by the housekeepr and his niece.
Print of great quality where three faces have been highlighted: the ones of don Quixote, sticking out his head through the bars of the cage, the housekeeper and the niece; their expressions are excellent.
Certain picturesquism in details (the carter, the church tower, the dog, the cart...).
|Notes||1 - Wrongly-placed in chapter 46:1; it corresponds to chapter 52:1. This mistake is due to a different reading of the scene: don Quixote leaving the inn while the innkeper's wife and her daughter pretend to cry.
2 - Same copy after Gilbert's illustration (London: Charles Daly, 1842 and London: Bohn, 1842) first published in London: Appleton, 1853.