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Johann Elias Ridinger, Full capriole straight ahead
Full capriole straight ahead

Johann Elias Ridinger, S. Jerome
The Jerome “Schwarz 1549”
unmasked as doubtful fellow :
S. Jerome as Hermit with hour-glass + death’s-head,
and with the lion of course

Johann Georg Bergmüller, Johann Elias Ridinger
“The programmatic mezzotint” :
IOH. ELIAS RIDINGER Pictor et Scalptor Augustanus

Johann Elias Ridinger, Saint Jerome
First time
Patron also against eye-disease
S. Jerome as Cardinal
and with the lion of course

Johann Elias Ridinger, Capercaillies
“… particularly fine sheet” :
How the Capercaillies are shot before the Capercaillie dog or Yapper

Johann Elias Ridinger, Pine Marten (original printing plate)Johann Elias Ridinger, Beech Marten (original printing plate)
Ridinger’s Martens, one of which acted as
model for the “Blue Rider” Franz Marc
Beech Marten & Pine Marten
The original printing plates for Th. 475 & 476

Johann Elias Ridinger, Saint Barbara
Protection from the stroke from the blue sky :
Saint Barbara
Patroness of miners, metallurgical people + tunnel constructors,
gunners + mariners, alchemists, apothecaries + surgeons

Johann Elias Ridinger, Landscape with Wild Animals
The Rare Landscape with Wild Animals of the Rubens Workshop
Tableau de P. P. Rubens. de la Galerie Roïale de Dresde

Johann Elias Ridinger, Well-Trained Pointer at Nymphenburg/Munich
Document of a moment of German history :
In the Year 1734 this Well-Trained Pointer has been drawn from Nature … inside the Pheasantry by the Imperial Pleasure Seat Nymphenburg at Munich

Johann Elias Ridinger, Beavers
The Beavers have 2. or three Young Ones,
obtain their strength for breeding the other year; also grow ever more

Also discover Johann Elias Ridinger in

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


1959 · decades-long ridinger expertise · 2021