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JOSEPH GEORG WINTTER
1751 Munich 1789

Electoral Palatinate Bavarian
Court and Hunting Engraver

whose delicate and sophisticated drawings and watercolors
–  more numerous than his only just about 137 mostly smaller etchings  –

need  great  experience .

The contemporary Wilhelm Gottfried von Moser 1788 about Wintter :

“ The  drawing  is  fine,  and  the  engraving  well ,
always  better  than  Riedinger’s  (sic!) ”

(Forst-Archiv vol. IV).

And 1851 Dr. G. K. Nagler wrote in his Künstler-Lexicon :

“ Winter appears in these drawings in a very advantageous way ,
since they are done quite as beautifully as witty .
His etchings are excellent, too ,
and stand in their treatment between those by Hollar and Riedinger (sic!) . ”

Discover  here  and  now
this  early  consummate  painter-etcher :

Joseph Georg Wintter, Panther and Lioness locked in Fight
As the big cats of each other, so Wintter has the knack of them
Joseph Georg Wintter
Panther and Lioness locked in Fight

to  the  catalog

Of course you will meet Joseph Georg Wintter also in the
publications of the ridinger gallery
and in
art-historical contributions and annotations

… and don’t miss the website of Johann Elias Ridinger as Wintter’s great predecessor!


„ mein Besuch gestern in Padingbüttel hat mir Freude bereitet. Die bei dieser Gelegenheit erworbenen (Ridinger-)Blätter sind eine Bereicherung meiner Sammlung. Ich beginne nunmehr mit der Erfassung in meiner Datenbank und bitte Sie, mir eine möglichst hoch auflösende Bilddatei der Eisbären zusenden. Vielen Dank “

(Herr M. T., 26. März 2014)