The Most Terrifying Adventure of the Windmills

Charles Doyle


Wood engraving by P. Paterson

5¾ x4 inches

Illustration for Rose and Holly,p.30.

Charles Doyle’s take on Don Quixote’s encounter with the windmills that act as surrogates for giants. Rocinante and the noble knight are shown at the moment of impact, while a horrified Sanzo Panza looks on. An example of Charles Doyle’s comic drawing, combining sharp characterization with a clearly-defined situation.

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