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Johann Elias Ridinger, Turkish grey or par force Hound

Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). Turkish grey or par force Hound “Black and white with downcast head and tail between its legs” before mountainous setting, standing to the left. Etching & engraving. (1738.) Inscribed: J. E. R. fec. / N. 9., otherwise in German as above. 7¼ × 6 in (18.5 × 15.4 cm).

Thienemann + Schwarz 399. – Sheet 9 of the instructive set Design of Several Animals in its first edition with its strong laid paper. Appropriately fine in the chiaroscuro. – “These plates are much wanted and frequently copied” (Th. 1856). – Margins above & below 6-6.7 cm, laterally 1.5-2.6 cm wide. – At the upper edge still both the two original fine pricks.

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