Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). Glutton! Shot on the Danube between Peterwardein and Belgrade in 1740 and drawn from life. The European pelican, Pelecanus Onocrotabus Linn. Etching + engraving. (1746/47.) Inscribed: J. E. Ridinger fec:, otherwise in German as above. 34.2 x 27.7 cm.
Thienemann + Schwarz 290. – Sheet 48 of the only posthumously completed set of the Wondrous Stags and other Animals. – Rich in contrast. – Two repairs in the wide white lower margin. – For the preparative drawing of 1745 see Weigel, 1869, No. 347.
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