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Johann Elias Ridinger, English par force and German Hounds

Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). English par force and German Hounds. The former coupled resting to the right, the latter spotted ones standing to the left. Before big mountain scenery. Etching & engraving. (1738.) Inscribed: J. E. R. f. / N. 5., otherwise in German as above. 7⅜ × 6 in (18.8 × 15.2 cm).

Thienemann + Schwarz 395. – Sheet 5 of the instructive set Design of Several Animals in its first edition with its strong laid paper. – “These plates are much wanted and frequently copied” (Th. 1856). – Margins above & below 6-6.8 cm, laterally 1.8-2.3 cm wide. – At the upper edge still both the two original fine pricks.

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