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|Illustration No.||1  |
|Engraver||Daniel Berger (reproduced by process)|
|Title Supplied||Don Quixote defeated by the windmill|
|Part||Part I, Madrid 1605|
8.2 Adventure of the windmills (giants)
Process / Photomechanical technique
|Color||Black and white|
|Image Dimension||137 x 85|
|Page Dimension||181 x 120|
|Commentary||Scene resolved with great realism.
In the foreground, Sancho arrives with his donkey where don Quixote and Rocinante have been thrown by a windmill (in the background).
Anecdotal detail: a miller sticks his head out of the windmill to see what has happened.
|Notes||1 - Process reproduction of Daniel-Nicolas Chodowiecki's illustration for Leipzing: Caspar Fritsch, 1780-81.|