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Image 1808-Paris-01-004 
Illustration No. 1     
Illustrator Claude? Lefebvre 
Engraver Louis-Joseph Masquelier l’aîné 
Title Caption Siécle heureux, postérité fortunée, tu jouiras du récit de tant d'exploits. 
Title Supplied  
Part Part I, Madrid 1605  
Chapter Chapter 2 
Subject 2.1 First sally
Illustration Type Chapter illustration
Technique Burin engraving
Color Black and white 
Page Number f.p. 31 
Image Dimension 95 x 54 
Page Dimension 129 x 76 
Commentary Don Quixote's first sally accompanied by the allegory of rosy-fingered Aurora (Dawn); the allegory, that appears in Cervantes' text, is taken from Homer.
Highly-detailed drawing and engraving; female figure (with roses among her fingers) of great beauty; good details (village in the background). 
Notes 1 – Same plate first engraved for Paris: Didot L’Aîné-Deterville, 1799; now without frame and the signatures have been erased.