Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). To accustom the horse to flags. Accoutumer le cheval au drapeau. Rider in riding school with round arches unfurling the flag. Etching + engraving. (1760.) Inscribed: J. E. R. / No. 44., otherwise in German-French as above. 7⅞ × 5⅝ in (20 × 14.2 cm).

Johann Elias Ridinger, Accustom the Horse to Flags

Thienemann + Schwarz 690. – Presentation and Description of the School and Campaign Horses by their Lessons XLIV. – Watermark torso of fleur-de-lis. – 3.5-5 cm wide-margined. – The left stitching margin slightly irregular from severance. – Explained in the text part as follows:

« Accoutumer le cheval au drapeau est trés necessaire, afin que les chevaux des Officiers ou des autre amateurs ne soient pas ombrageux. »

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