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Ridinger, Badger Trap
Detailed by numbers
Compulsory Trap before the Earth of a Badger

Johann Elias Ridinger, The poor hare falls to the sun-shy owl's share
“He who suppresses weaker ones should not rejoice too much”
The poor hare falls to the sun-shy owl’s share
and this to the hunter’s barrel /: A rare case!:/

Johann Heinrich Roos, Animal Pieces
Belonging to the earliest works etched by himself :
Animal Pieces. Set of 6 leaves after Johann Heinrich Roos

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

Johann Elias Ridinger, How the Hares are catched with Nets
“… this kind … is the most pernicious for them …”
How the Hares are catched with Nets

Johann Elias Ridinger, Polar Bear
The White Spitsbergen Greenlandic Bear. L’ours blanc de Groenland

Johann Elias Ridinger, Wild He-cat (original printing plate)Johann Elias Ridinger, Wild He-Cat lurking for Prey (original printing plate)
Wild He-cat / Wild He-Cat lurking for Prey
The original printing plates for Th. 470 & 471

Johann Elias Ridinger, Reindeer
… up up and away in snow & ice :
The Reindeer obtain their Height and Power in their Fifth Year
usually have but one calf

Johann Elias Ridinger, Mule from front
The beginning of a decades-long chain :
The 16-year-old Ridinger’s fully valid drawing
Mule from Front

Johann Elias Ridinger, Hippopotamus
Hippopotamus, River Horse, Water Ox. Cheval marin

Also discover Johann Elias Ridinger in

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

1959 · decades-long ridinger expertise · 2022