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Image 1742-London-01-011 
Illustration No. 1     
Illustrator William Hogarth / John Vanderbank 
Engraver William Hogarth 
Title Caption  
Title Supplied Don Quixote arrives at the inn and encounters two ladies 
Part Part I, Madrid 1605  
Chapter Chapter 2 
Subject 2.2. DQ arrives at inn (castle)
2.3. DQ received by ”ladies”
Illustration Type Chapter illustration
Technique Etching (acquaforte)
Burin engraving
Color Black and white 
Page Number f.p. 7 
Image Dimension 242 x 182 
Page Dimension 286 x 228 
Commentary Don Quixote mounted on Rocinante (the innkeeper holds its reins) arrives at the inn.
Two "ladies" ("mujeres del partido") try to run away afraid of him, but he calms them down (their faces do not represent fear).
In the background, a swineherd blowing a horn; don Quixote confuses him with a dwarf welcoming the knight.
The setting has nothing to do with real "manchegan" architecture.
Drawing and engraving are excellent. 
Notes 1 - Same plate used for London: Tonson, 1738.
2 - This plate (nº 3) has no signatures; neither by the painter nor by the engraver.
3 - The original composition has been attributed to John Vanderbank, but the engraver, William Hogarth, made several changes in it (I179-183).