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Johann Elias Ridinger, Chameleons
Presumably one and only represention of chameleons in Ridinger’s œuvre
Johann Elias Ridinger, That God is very marvelous in all his works the chameleon shows …

Edict on Dogs becoming Rabid
Since the success not corresponded to the result hoped for :
Edict (by Frederick William of Prussia)
Regarding the Becoming Rabid of Dogs

Johann Elias Ridinger, Porcupine (original printing plate)
Johann Elias Ridinger, The Porcupine
The original printing plate for Th. 480

Johann Elias Ridinger, Big Five
The century’s graphic oriflamme for freedom
in sceneries of wild beauty
Johann Elias Ridinger, Fights of Killing Animals / The Big Five

Hawking with Louis XVI
Hawking of Sun-king Louis XIV

Martin Elias Ridinger, Stag of 3 Antlers (Kranichstein)
Martin Elias Ridinger, This Stag of 3 Antlers was hunted par force
by … Landgrave LOUIS VIII of Hesse-Darmstadt
in the Great Pheasantry near Cranichstein Aug. 11, 1753,
where the same set above a wall 12 shoe high and escaped,
but was shot after the rutting season of the very same year.
The original printing plate for Th. 339

Johann Elias Ridinger, Elephant
Johann Elias Ridinger, Elephant. Elephant

Samuel Howitt, Trap to Shoot a Bear
In the original coloring from Foreign Field Sports :
Samuel Howitt, A Trap to Shoot the Bear

Martin Elias Ridinger, In the Tÿrol at the Lake Inn
For Helbing 1900 one of the most valuable sheets of the set
Martin Elias Ridinger, In the Tÿrol at the Lake Inn (Lake Wild-See near Seefeld?)
it happened … that I encountered a so-called white-tailed eagle with its young ones
of which in this moment a large bird of prey tried to take a young one,
and really took away

Johann Elias Ridinger, The Wild Boar
The Brilliant Copy of the C. F. G. R. Schwerdt Collection
Johann Elias Ridinger, Hunting Scenes for Roe – Boar – Bear – Quail
Set of 4 mezzotints by Johann Andreas Pfeffel

to the catalog …

„ Ihre Schriften der (ridinger handlung niemeyer) Nr. 25 ist ein wundervolles Kompendium. Ich danke Ihnen diesmal besonders für die Sendung und bin sehr froh, die Zusammenstellung zu haben … “

(Herr G. K., 25. Dezember 2011)


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