« … and soon (Ridinger) acquired, yet more
by own reflection and observation than by the mentioned teachers,
a particular proficiency in drawing and painting horses and fair game … »

Franz von Kobell
1865 in the preface to Johann Laifle’s “(Ridinger Album … photographed from the Original Engravings)”

1698 Ulm – Augsburg 1767

books · drawings · etchings · mezzotints · paintings

Johann Elias Ridinger, Guanaco Llama
“A well-done representation”
of the Guanaco
Camel Deer. Chameau=Cerf

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

Continuously  updated , enlarged  internet  version

(in German)

Also discover Johann Elias Ridinger in

publications  of  the  ridinger  gallery  niemeyer
art-historical lectures and essays

“ I purchased this set (Leonardo’s Anatomical Studies) from you at the beginning of this year (recte already in 2011). The books are one of my prized possessions … and thank you again for being a part of this special section of my library … ”

(Mr. M. W., December 19, 2012)


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