The Guiding Book

Don Quixote . . . in his Blind and Rash Endeavors

(British, 1882–1953)
(London, 1923-)
Image: 25.7 x 25.6 cm (10 1/8 x 10 1/16 in.); Sheet: 36.1 x 32 cm (14 3/16 x 12 5/8 in.)
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This drawing was originally reproduced in a charity publication sold to promote the Guide Association, where it accompanied an essay entitled "Patriotism."


This drawing illustrates a passage from Miguel de Cervantes’s Don Quixote de la Mancha in which Don Quixote and Sancho Panza encounter a duke and duchess at the edge of a forest. Edmund Dulac remained close to the text, painting the richly attired duchess on a white mount, a hawk perched on her left hand. The duke and duchess smile mischievously at the chaos created by Don Quixote and Sancho, who tumble from their horses in a vain attempt to impress the aristocratic couple.
Don Quixote . . . in his Blind and Rash Endeavors

Don Quixote . . . in his Blind and Rash Endeavors


Edmund Dulac, Hodder and Stoughton

(British, 1882–1953), (London, 1923-)
England, 20th century

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