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|Illustration No.||1  |
|Engraver||Gerard van der Gucht|
|Title Supplied||Don Álvaro Tarfe declares that he had not met the real don Quixote before|
|Part||Part II, Madrid 1615|
72.1 DQ meets Alvaro Tarfe at inn
|Color||Black and white|
|Page Number||f.p. 388|
|Image Dimension||250 x 184|
|Page Dimension||287 x 225|
|Commentary||At an inn, don Quixote asks don Álvaro Tarfe to declare that he is not the same don Quixote that don Álvaro Tarfe had met in Zaragoza; Sancho, a notary and the mayor are witnesses.
See gestures of don Quixote (left) and don Álvaro Tarfe (right).
First representation of this episode; very original choice.
Drawing and engraving are excellent and well-detailed in the figures.
|Notes||1 - Same plate from London: Tonson, 1738 Spanish edition and London: Tonson, 1742 English edition.
2 - Don Álvaro Tarfe is a character from Avellaneda's apocryphal Don Quixote (1614).