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Past Exhibition

Asleep, Don Quixote Fights the Wineskins

Painting depicting a restrained, asleep Don Quixote fighting wineskins

Charles Coypel (French, 1694–1752)
Asleep, Don Quixote Fights the Wineskins
1716
Oil on canvas
48 x 50 3/8 in. (122 x 128 cm)
Palais Impérial de Compiègne; long-term loan from the Musée du Louvre, Paris (3560)

Provenance: Gobelins Tapestry Manufactory, from 1716 to 1823. Musée du Louvre, from 1823 to 1832. Château de Compiègne, from 1832 to 1846. Musée du Louvre, from 1846 to 1849. Château de Compiègne, from 1849 to 1939. Chambord, between 1939 and 1946. Château de Compiègne, from 1946 (except when restored at the Musée du Louvre between 1977 and 1981).