Don Quichotte De La Manche-Quichotte & Sancho Panza on Horseback-Don Q. Falling (68/200), 1980
Original drypoint, signed
8 x 10.37 in
This print is one from Claude Weisbuch's portfolio "Don Quichotte De La Manche," depicting scenes from the famous Spanish novel. This print depicts Don Quixote and Sancho Panza on horseback, Don Quixote's horse rears back and gazes frightened at the audience as Sancho Panza rides away on his donkey Dapple. This series demonstrates Weisbuch's interest in the cultural icons and stories of the Renaissance and Baroque, rendering these figures in fluid lines for a contemporary audience. 8 x 10.38 inches, image 17.25 x 19.63 inches, frame Edition 68/200 in pencil, lower left Signed in pencil, lower right Framed to conservation standards using archival materials including 100 percent rag matting, Museum Glass to inhibit fading and reduce glare, and housed in a distressed gold finish wood moulding. Print in excellent condition. Minor wear to finish of frame.