Johann Elias Ridinger (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). A Lynx by the Turnpike. Moonlit rock grotto with the lynx just ready to leap at the dead bird hanging at the cord. Washed brush drawing and pen and brown ink over graphite. 8⅜ × 13⅝ in (213 × 346 mm).
On thin hand-made paper with typographic watermark. – On the back marginal marks of former mounting in points. Three repaired small marginal tears. Apart from that in perfect condition.
The fully executed drawing of origin in the same direction, thus before its side-inverted version for the transfer on the plate, as preparatory for print 8 – Th. & Schwarz 76; Ridinger Catalog Darmstadt, 1999, V.11 with ills. – of the 1750 set of the etchings (in mixed technique with engraving) of the Ways to trap the Wild Animals. And by this a quite exceptionally elitist collection item .
Offer no. 15,675 / price on application
– – – Turnpike set up for a Lynx! The etching with engraving to aforesaid drawing of origin. (1750.) Inscribed: Joh. Elias Ridinger inv. del. Sculps. et excud. Aug. Vind., otherwise in German as above. 9¾ × 14⅜ in (24.8 × 36.4 cm). – Thienemann & Schwarz 82; Ridinger catalog Darmstadt, 1999, V.15 with ill.; Ridinger catalog Kielce, 1997, 35. – With 7 lines caption detailed a-k. – On strong laid paper with typographic watermark (WANGEN?). – C. 1 cm wide margin around in addition to the 5 mm wide white platemark. – Lower left small completed tear in the white paper margin. – See the complete description.
Offer no. 16,142 / price on application
– – – The same. Etching with engraving. Inscribed “Joh. Elias Ridinger inv. del. Sculps. et excud. Aug. Vind.” along with 7-line explanation. 9⅞ × 14⅜ in (25.2 × 36.6 cm).
Ref. no. 14,975 / in stock – not cataloged / request description & offer