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|Illustration No.||1  |
|Illustrator||Charles-Antoine Coypel (copied after)|
|Engraver||Jan van der Gucht|
|Title Caption||Don Quixot being Deceiv'd by Sancho, mistakes a Country Wench for his Dulcinia|
|Part||Part II, Madrid 1615|
10.2 The three labradoras
|Color||Black and white|
|Page Number||f.p. 64|
|Image Dimension||120 x 132|
|Page Dimension||160 x 160|
|Commentary||Scene resolved with a basic composition.
Don Quixote and Sancho kneel down before three peasant girls mounted on donkeys. Sancho holds enchanted Dulcinea's donkey reins and don Quixote tries to kiss her foot.
The three peasant girls are represented as French maidens.
Baroque landscape including a lake with fishermen (very different from La Mancha landscape); well-detailed engraving.
|Notes||1 - Inverted copy after Coypel’s illustration (Paris: Surugue, c. 1728-30).|