(b. 1824, Marseille, d. 1886, Marseille)

Don Quixote Tilting at the Windmills

Oil on panel, 38 x 46 cm
Private collection

Don Quixote, fully titled The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha, is a Spanish novel by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. Published in two volumes, in 1605 and 1615, Don Quixote is considered the most influential work of literature from the Spanish Golden Age and the entire Spanish literary canon.

The painting is signed lower left: Monticelli.

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