Johann Elias Ridinger, Great Mule

Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). Great Mule Loaded. Laterally from behind, instructively packed. Etching + engraving. (1754.) Inscribed: J. E. R. fec. / No. 23., title in German as above. 7½ × 5⅝ in (19 × 14.4 cm).

Thienemann + Schwarz 503. – Sheet 23 from Design of Several Horses … Mules and Donkeys as parts VI/VII 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.

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