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|Illustration No.||1  |
|Engraver||William Hogarth (reproduced by facsimile)|
|Title Caption||THE INNKEEPER'S WIFE AND DAUGHTER ADMINISTERING CHIRURGICAL ASSISTANCE TO THE POOR KNIGHT OF LA MANCHA.|
|Part||Part I, Madrid 1605|
16.1 DQ and SP arrival at second inn
Process / Photomechanical technique
|Color||Black and white|
|Page Number||Prev. to p. 223|
|Image Dimension||132 x 100|
|Page Dimension||190 x 120|
|Commentary||The innkeeper's wife and daughter healing don Quixote's wounds; also Maritornes, holding a candle, and Sancho.
Notice Hogarth's scathing and satirical style in some figures: the innkeeper's wife, Maritornes or Sancho.
Maritornes' figure is especially remarkable; very grotesque.
The light and shadow contrasts are very strong; they suggest a very gloomy atmosphere (as a scene of witches); quite remarkable too.
The quality of drawing and engraving is excellent.
|Notes||1 - Plate IV.
2 - Facsimile reproduction of engraving by Hogarth (possibly after The Works of William Hogarth..., London: Baldwin, Craddock & Joy).
3 - This is not the copy re-engraved by Mills for Hogarth Illustrated, London: J. & J. Boydell, 1791-98.