Johann Elias Ridinger, Panther Lying in Ambush

Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). A Tiger lying in Ambush. Panther (sic!), half risen and crooked, lying in wait in front of a cave. Etching + engraving. (1738.) Inscribed: J. E. R. fec. / N. 32., title in German as above. 7⅛ × 5⅝ in (18.2 × 14.4 cm).

Thienemann + Schwarz 422. – Sheet 32 (in later edition 50) of the instructive set Design of Several Animals ( “These plates are much wanted and frequently copied”, Th. 1856). – Marvelous wide-margined impression of the 1st edition.

Offer no. 7,290 / EUR  187. (c. US$ 226.) + shipping

– The same colored by later hand in attractive fitting palette as quite unusual for original impressions of the first edition. – See the complete description.

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