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|Illustration No.||1  |
|Engraver||Alfred William Warren|
|Title Caption||Sancho resisting the scullions attack on his beard.|
|Part||Part II, Madrid 1615|
32.3 Washing of beards episode
|Color||Black and white|
|Page Number||f. illustrated title page|
|Image Dimension||96 x 57|
|Page Dimension||117 x 75|
|Commentary||Several Duke's servants try to wash Sancho's beard with dirty water, so the squire runs away.
In the background (right), the Duke, Duchess and don Quixote.
Sancho's figure is quite expressive, but it looks forced.
Drawing and engraving are quite good.
|Notes||1 - Same plate first engraved for London: J. Walker, 1818.
2 - Placed as frontispiece.