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Image 1835-Paris-Didot-02-004 
Illustration No. 1     
Illustrator Louis Choquet 
Engraver Johann Baptist Pfitzer 
Lithographer  
Title Caption Il ouvre en plein la cage du Lion, et d√©couvre son √©norme taille. 
Title Supplied  
Part Part II, Madrid 1615  
Chapter Chapter 17 
Subject 17.2 Adventure of the lion
 
Illustration Type Chapter illustration
 
Technique Burin engraving
Etching (acquaforte)
 
Color Black and white 
Volume II 
Page Number f.p. 317 
Image Dimension 116 x 80 
Page Dimension 192 x 123 
Commentary The lion keeper opens the cage of the lion, leaving don Quixote before it ready to fight against the animal.
In the background, Sancho and the carter (or don Diego de Miranda) running away.
Well-known scene.
Good drawing and engraving; detailed foreground figures. 
Notes 1 - This illustration was done first for the Paris: Briand, 1824 edition.