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Don Quixote

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Don Quixote is the eponymous hero of Miguel de Cervantes famous novel published in the early 17th century. It tells the story of the self-styled knight who sets out on a romantic but impractical quest to revive chivalry. Born in 1930, British painter Richard Blomfield studied at the Guildford School of Art and at the Slade School of Art. His work is influenced by Cubist abstraction.

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Don Quixote


oil on canvas


H 76.2 x W 39.3 cm

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acquired, 1981

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Paintings in Hospitals

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