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|Illustration No.||1  |
|Illustrator||José Camarón Bonanat (?)|
|Engraver||Manuel Monfort y Asensi|
|Title Supplied||Don Quixote and the lion|
|Part||Part II, Madrid 1615|
17.2 Adventure of the lion
|Color||Black and white|
|Page Number||f.p. 214|
|Image Dimension||140 x 82|
|Page Dimension||175 x 114|
|Commentary||Don Quixote ready to fight against a lion that remains into its cage although the lionkeeper has opened it; in the background, Sancho, don Diego de Miranda and the carter move away.
The same composition is used during all the 18th century in many other editions.
Some remarkable details and good engraving.
|Notes||1 - The plate is not signed by any illustrator.
2 - This illustration has been included following the program created by Savery (Dordrecht: Savery, 1657) and Bouttats (Amberes: Verdussen, 1672-73).