Fraud Blocker Skip to main content

Home > Arts > Artists > D > Gustave Dore

Cervantess Don Quixote in his library


Cervantess Don Quixote in his library


Choose from the following product ranges for this image

Canvas Prints
Fine Art Prints
Metal Prints
Housewares


We accept all major credit cards


Science Photo Library

Wall Art and Photo Gifts from Science Photo Library


Cervantess Don Quixote in his library

Cervantess Don Quixote in his library, 1863 French edition. Don Quixote reading books on chivalry in his library before setting out on his quest. Don Quixote is a work published in two parts (1605 and 1615) by Spanish novelist Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616). It tells the story of a Spanish nobleman and would-be knight Alonso Quijano (who calls himself Don Quixote) and the farmer Sancho who travels with him as his squire. Artwork, by French artist Gustave Dore (1832-1883; engraved by Heliodore Joseph Pisan (1822-1890)

Science Photo Library features Science and Medical images including photos and illustrations

Media ID 9209979

© MIDDLE TEMPLE LIBRARY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

1600s 17th Century 1863 Book Comedic Comedy Cultural Culture Dream Dreams Fantasy Fiction French Funny Gustave Dore Home Humanities Humorous Humour Knight Library Literary Literature Reading Spanish Stories Story Sword Chivalry Don Quixote Fantasies La Mancha Madcap Madman Miguel De Cervantes Quest


FEATURES IN THESE COLLECTIONS

> Arts > Artists > D > Gustave Dore

> Arts > Literature > Books

> Arts > Literature > Illustration

> Arts > Literature


EDITORS COMMENTS
This print showcases Cervantes's iconic character, Don Quixote, immersed in his library. Published in a 1863 French edition of the renowned novel, this artwork by Gustave Dore beautifully captures the essence of the story. In this scene, Don Quixote is depicted as an eccentric Spanish nobleman named Alonso Quijano who believes himself to be a valiant knight. As he embarks on his quest for chivalry and adventure, we see him engrossed in books on chivalry within the comfort of his own home. The image perfectly encapsulates both the comedic and fantastical elements that make Don Quixote such a beloved literary work. Dore's monochrome illustration adds depth and texture to this historical piece. The intricate engravings by Heliodore Joseph Pisan further enhance its artistic appeal. This artwork not only transports us back to 17th century Spain but also immerses us in the whimsical world created by Miguel de Cervantes. Don Quixote remains one of literature's most enduring characters—a madcap dreamer whose humorous misadventures continue to captivate readers across cultures and generations. Through this image, we catch a glimpse into the mind of an imaginative man who dares to chase after his wildest fantasies amidst societal norms. This print from Middle Temple Library/Science Photo Library serves as a testament to the lasting impact and cultural significance of Cervantes's masterpiece—truly an invaluable addition for any lover of literature or history alike.

MADE IN THE USA
Safe Shipping with 30 Day Money Back Guarantee

FREE PERSONALISATION*
We are proud to offer a range of customisation features including Personalised Captions, Color Filters and Picture Zoom Tools

SECURE PAYMENTS
We happily accept a wide range of payment options so you can pay for the things you need in the way that is most convenient for you

* Options may vary by product and licensing agreement. Zoomed Pictures can be adjusted in the Cart.



redeem
Beautiful Photo Prints and Gifts
image
Professionally Printed
inventory
Photo Prints are in stock
thumb_up
Professional quality finish
diamond
Made with high-grade materials
inventory_2
Carefully packed to aid safe arrival



Related Images


Westminster Abbey J060187
Westminster Abbey J060187
Carl Gustav Jung
Carl Gustav Jung
Virginia Woolf 1930
Virginia Woolf 1930
Westminster Abbey 24414_015
Westminster Abbey 24414_015
Kings College Chapel a98_04190
Kings College Chapel a98_04190
Jiddu Krishnamurti
Jiddu Krishnamurti
CARL G. JUNG (1875-1961). Swiss psychologist and psychiatrist. Oil over a photograph, n. d
CARL G. JUNG (1875-1961). Swiss psychologist and psychiatrist. Oil over a photograph, n. d
VIRGINIA WOOLF (1882-1941). English writer. Photographed by Man Ray, 1935
VIRGINIA WOOLF (1882-1941). English writer. Photographed by Man Ray, 1935
Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog
Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog
New Messiah sails for America. Mr J Krishnamurti, the protege of Mrs Annie Besant
New Messiah sails for America. Mr J Krishnamurti, the protege of Mrs Annie Besant
Virginia Woolf Bloomsbury Group, who were radical artists for their time and centred
Virginia Woolf Bloomsbury Group, who were radical artists for their time and centred
TS Eliot
TS Eliot

+

Shipping

+

Choices

+

Reviews

+

Guaranteed




Related Collections


Literature
Literature
Browse 80,842 Prints
Books
Books
Browse 8,265 Prints
Illustration
Illustration
Browse 16,483 Prints
Gustave Dore
Gustave Dore
Browse 4,576 Prints