Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). Self-portrait in the Wood. Sitting with palette and maulstick in front of the easel with the outline of a stag on it. Postcard in rotogravure after Thienemann XIX, 1 by O. Felsing, Charlottenburg (Berlin). C. 1900/20. 5⅝ × 3½ in (14.2 × 9 cm).
Unused “ARTIST POSTCARD” after the portrait with Jacob Brucker’s epitaph, inspired by Watteau’s double portrait with the friend and collector Jullienne in fine park scenery, and etched only posthumously by Martin Elias R.
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