Cream of the Day

Ridinger, An Old Alienated Fox
To capture an old alienated Fox with the Steel Iron

Johann Elias Ridinger, Gamba Player
In this rich version an almost-unicum :
The Gamba Player based on a detail by Watteau

Johann Elias Ridinger, Smell
“Yet the Rose keeps in Dispute always the Special Price”
The Smell. / Odoratus.

Johann Elias Ridinger, Malicious Flattery
Malicious Flattery
is finally disclosed and defeated

Johann Elias Ridinger, The Stag caught in the Turn-iron
The Stag caught in the Turn-iron

Johann Elias Ridinger, How the Hares are catched with Nets
“… this kind … is the most pernicious for them …”
How the Hares are catched with Nets

Johann Elias Ridinger, Leaping Rhinoceros
First scientific representation of the rhinoceros
RHINOCEROS. Nasehorn. Rhinocerot
Drawn by Ridinger “from life” in Augsburg 1748

Martin Elias Ridinger, Louis of Hesse-Darmstadt
First time :
The equestrian desideratum hurting in many places
Ludovjcus VIII. D. G. Landgravius Hassiæ-D(armstadiæ)

Johann Elias Ridinger, John
With the eagle as revelation of Creation :
The Evangelist S. John

Johann Elias Ridinger, The Adoration of the Shepherds
With the spectacular view on the fulfillment of Good Friday
The Adoration of the Shepherds

to the catalog …

The Art Historical Contribution here to the Ridinger Ceremonial Act
at the University for Technology in Dresden

Continuously updated , enlarged internet version

(in German)

“ … And I also received your wonderful documents on Charles Le Brun and the other wonderful images including the three-legged deer. Wonderful. Thank you so very much! … ”

(Mrs. S. W., October 21, 2008)


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