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|Illustration No.||1  |
|Title Caption||Don Quixote begging of his Landlord to knight him|
|Part||Part I, Madrid 1605|
3.1 DQ at inn
|Color||Black and white|
|Page Number||f. title page|
|Image Dimension||118 x 82|
|Page Dimension||174 x 101|
|Commentary||Don Quixote, knelt down, begs the innkeeper to knight him; the scene has been placed at the inn stable, accurate to Cervantes' text.
Notice the short burin lines to shade the figures with good quality; also the use of stipple for the faces (see the innkeeper).
|Notes||1 - The illustration has been placed as a frontispiece.
2 - It is dated on September 1, 1792.
3 - This illustration was newly engraved for New York: E. Duyckinck, 1825.