Johann Elias Ridinger (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). Entrée du Sanglier au jardin. The Entrance at the Boar Park. “A grunting boar already is in the boar park, another one just falls into it, and still four are about to follow” (Th.). Etching & engraving. (1729.) Inscribed: avec privil. de Sa. Maj. Imperiale / Ioh. Elias Ridinger inv. pinx. Sculps. et excud. Aug.Vind., otherwise as above and with German-French didactic text. 13¼ × 16⅜ in (33.8 × 41.7 cm).

Thienemann + Schwarz 32. – From the unnumbered early 36-sheet Princes’ Pleasure , listed by literature as its 20th sheet. – Splendid impression of vibrant chiaroscuro as in such quality rare of old.

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