Dec 27, 2018
Dec 27, 2018

Sancho Panza

Sancho Panza

c. 1863

Gustave Doré

(French, 1832–1883)

Pen, brown ink, black ink on modern laid paper

Sheet: 14.4 x 10.5 cm (5 11/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Bequest of Muriel Butkin 2018.1066


Did you know?

This drawing is one of almost 400 that Gustave Doré created to illustrate Don Quixote.


This image is one of a large group of illustrations that French artist Gustave Doré made for an 1863 edition of Miguel de Cervantes’s novel Don Quixote, originally published in 1605. It depicts Sancho Panza, the humorous sidekick of the novel’s hero. Placed at the end of a chapter in the book, this vignette emphasizes Sancho’s stocky form and curiosity, as he looks forward attentively.

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DR - French
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