Emile-Jean-Horace Vernet (called Horace Vernet) (French, 1789–1863)
Beraldi 151; Sanchez 33 only state
Sheet: 27.4 × 36 cm (10 13/16 × 14 3/16 in.) Image: 13.8 × 17.6 cm (5 7/16 × 6 15/16 in.)
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Not On View
Don Quixote is riding his horse Rocinante along the outer wall of an inn. He holds a lance in his right hand. His left hand is raised toward the wall of the inn, in a gesturing position. In the air, over the wall Sancho can be seen.
A wooden sign hangs on the left wall of the inn.
A large rock is at the base of each corner of the inn.
In stone, below image b.l. H Vernet 1818; VERSO c.l inside and around the edge of an oval MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS BOSTON MAS, inside is a smaller oval with 34450
By 1938 W. G. Russell Allen (1882 - 1955), Boston; 1938 Gift to MFA, Boston (Accession Date: April 14, 1938)
Gift of W. G. Russell Allen