• The Manolo March Collection Fr auction at Christies

    Sale 7817

    The Manolo March Collection From Son Galcerán, Mallorca

    28 - 29 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 602

    French School, 18th Century

    Thirty-three drawings illustrating the adventures of Don Quixote, including scenes showing Don Quixote tilting at the windmills; Don Quixote attacking the sheep; Don Quixote knighted by the innkeeper; the Battle of the Wineskins; and Sancho tossed in a blanket

    Price Realised  

    French School, 18th Century
    Thirty-three drawings illustrating the adventures of Don Quixote, including scenes showing Don Quixote tilting at the windmills; Don Quixote attacking the sheep; Don Quixote knighted by the innkeeper; the Battle of the Wineskins; and Sancho tossed in a blanket
    all but two inscribed with a caption in French (beneath border, overmounted), double brush and brown ink framing lines
    black chalk
    3½ x 4¾ in. (9 x 12.2 cm.) drawing; 5 x 6 in. (12.7 x 15.4 cm.) whole sheet, irregular (33)


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