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|Illustration No.||1  |
|Illustrator||Deveria (Achille Jacques Jean Devéria?)|
|Engraver||Adrien Jacques Simonet jeune|
|Title Supplied||Don Quixote fighting with goatherd Eugenio|
|Part||Part I, Madrid 1605|
52.1 Fight with the goatherd
|Color||Black and white|
|Volume||Tome II (bound with tome I in vol. I)|
|Page Number||f.p. 332|
|Image Dimension||77 x 62|
|Page Dimension||138 x 83|
|Commentary||Don Quixote, fallen on the ground, fighting with goatherd Eugenio; meanwhile, a servant of the canon of Toledo seizes Sancho to prevent him from helping his master.
The priest, barber and others observe the scene.
The illustration is not too much accurate; it should be set in a landscape during a country-meal, not at an inn; those two female figures on the left should not appear either.
The image refers without a doubt to chapter 52:2, but it has been resolved with elements that remind Agramant's Camp scene (barber basin, packsaddle, the innkeeper's wife and her daughter or Maritornes...).
Drawing and etching are excellent; notice the expressions and gestures of don Quixote and Eugenio; notice also the different use of etching for foreground figures (more detailed), middle ground (less) and background and setting (sketched).