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|Illustration No.||1  |
|Engraver||Charles Turner Warren|
|Title Caption||DON QUIXOTE. Visit of the Curate and Barber to Don Quixote during his confinement on suspicion of Lunacy.|
|Part||Part II, Madrid 1615|
1.1 Priest and barber visit DQ to check if he is cured of his madness
|Color||Black and white|
|Page Number||f.p. 16|
|Image Dimension||120 x 73|
|Page Dimension||138 x 87|
|Commentary||Don Quixote, in bed, is visited by the priest and the barber to check if he is sane or insane.
Notice the barber and priest's gestures and expressions; they are quite remarkable.
Good drawing and engraving.
In an ornamental and architectural frame with don Quixote's arms (barber basin, sword, lance, shield...); the whole illustration has got a remarkable decorative effect.
|Notes||1 - It includes indication "Vide Vol. III. Part 2. Chap. 1. Page 16".
2 - Dated in July 1, 1801.
3 – In other copies, with the same or different caption and frame, for p. 144 (1796) and for p. 16 (1802 -maybe 1801 wrongly read- and 1810) (Ashbee).