Johann Elias Ridinger, A Wolf consuming the Prey

Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). A Wolf consuming the Prey. Breaking up with lust a roebuck on a clearing in the woods. Colored etching & engraving. (1740.) Inscribed: J. E. R. fec. / N. 70., otherwise in German as above. 7¼ × 6 in (18.5 × 15.1 cm).

Thienemann & Schwarz 460. – Plate 70 (in later edition 58) of the instructive set Design of Several Animals ( “These plates are much wanted and frequently copied”, Th. 1856). – Impression of the 1st edition on fine laid paper. – Colored by later hand in attractive fitting palette as quite unusual for original impressions.

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