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Image 1933-New-York-Limited-01-001-f 
Illustration No. 1     
Illustrator Enric Cristófol Ricart 
Engraver Enric Cristófol Ricart 
Title Caption  
Title Supplied Cervantes imagining his characters don Quixote and Sancho 
Part Part I, Madrid 1605  
Chapter 02. Frontispiece 
Subject 02.1 Portrait of Cervantes
02.2 Quixote illustration
Illustration Type Frontispiece
Technique Wood engraving or Xylography
Color Black and white 
Page Number f. title page 
Image Dimension 190 x 128 
Page Dimension 270 x 195 
Commentary Cervantes, imprisoned in Argamasilla de Alba, begins to write the story of don Quixote and Sancho; both characters appear as silhouettes over the whole illustration.
Remarkable use of wood engraving to create effective black and white contrasts; notice the use of very fine lines.