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|Illustration No.||1  |
|Engraver||Charles Grignion I|
|Title Supplied||Adventure of the enchanted head|
|Part||Part II, Madrid 1615|
62.4 Episode of the enchanted head
|Color||Black and white|
|Page Number||f.p. 400|
|Image Dimension||234 x 174|
|Page Dimension||279 x 219|
|Commentary||After hearing the answer of the enchanted head, Sancho gets angry and don Quixote shouts him: "Bestia [...], ¿qué quieres que te responda?" (62:2).
Sancho's gesture has been exaggerated.
Don Antonio, his wife and friends observe the scene.
Scene resolved with great austerity.
Figures of great beauty (see women's faces), but without too much relation between them.
The enchanted head as a Roman bust (accurate to Cervantes' text).
Excellent drawing and engraving.
|Notes||1 - This episode was not represented in London: Tonson, 1738.|