View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms
- Graphite and ink on paper. Verso: graphite and ink on paper
- Support: 196 x 252 mm
- Purchased as part of the Oppé Collection with assistance from the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund 1996
Stothard made these studies in preparation for a series of illustrations to Cervantes’ Don Quixote. Some of the illustrations were engraved by Blake and published in weekly instalments of The Novelist’s Magazine. One of Stothard’s illustrations of Don Quixote can be seen in a display case in the middle of this room.
Gallery label, August 2004
- literature and fiction(3,155)
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