Johann Elias Ridinger, Herd of Roe Deer

Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). A Herd of Roe Deer. A crying buck with three roes and fawn. Toned lithograph by Hermann Menzler printed by A. Renaud for L. J. Heymann in Berlin. (1863-65.) Inscribed: Gez. v. J. H(sic!). Ridinger, lith. v. H. Menzler etc., otherwise in German as above. 12⅝ × 9 in (32 × 22.8 cm).

(Joh. El. Ridinger’s Hunting Album) II/2. – Cf. Thienemann 194. – From the “(Album of Interesting Hunt and Group Pictures)” carried as 2nd part. – The whole rare set almost unknown to literature and comprising 80 sheet plus a recently discovered illustrated title of far larger image size (13¾ × 14⅛ in [47.5 × 36 cm]), though practically to be completed just peu à peu. In the pictorial effect corresponding to that of the aquatint technique not used by Ridinger anymore. – On strong wide-margined paper. Below quite minimally colour margined.

The sujet here the group of roes on the rock upper left of the wonderful, large-sized leaf “A Herd of Roes”, Th. 194, from the suite “(Thorough Description and Presentation of the Wild Animals)” set before changed background. – Especially in regard of this modification a

first  degree  collection  enrichment .

Offer no. 12,309 / EUR  322. / export price EUR  306. (c. US$ 384.) + shipping

Presently available here :

77 (of 80) tinted lithographs
in optically quite particular-fine garb
as well as

a rich selection of individual plates

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