Cream of the Day

Johann Elias Ridinger, Departure for Hunting
Departure for Hunting
The opening sheet to as well early as rarest set
whose “Report of the Dog Handler to the ‘Maître D’Équipage’”
served for the décor of a Meissen vase by Johann Joachim Kaendler

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

Johann Georg Bergmüller, Johann Elias Ridinger
With a provenance story as beautiful as rare
close to the immortal Beethoven :
IOH. ELIAS RIDINGER Pictor et Scalptor Augustanus

Johann Elias Ridinger, Lying in wait for Hares and How They are driven by the Stoberhund
Still without the 3rd hare :
Lying in wait for Hares and How They are driven by the Stoberhund
Traced & ruddled preparatory drawing in reverse for Th. 45
from the Dr. Edward Peart Collection

Johann Elias Ridinger, Otter
Who won’t admire the grotto :
The Otter have 3 to 4 young ones

Johann Elias Ridinger, Pirouette right on the Circle
Pirouette right on a circle of the length of the horse

Johann Elias Ridinger, Lady with the Mask
Right out of Watteau’s Coquettes and Italian Comedy :
Is the Lady with the Mask the great Charlotte Desmares?

Johann Elias Ridinger, Stag of 24 Points
A Stag of 24 points in his lair in the rest

Johann Elias Ridinger, Neglected Household
Just outwardly harmless-charming :
The Neglected Household underlayed by symbols of vanity

Johann Elias Ridinger, The Catching of the Bears
“Because the bear is a very strong wild … animal”
The Catching of the Bears

The Art Historical Contribution here to the Ridinger Ceremonial Act
at the University for Technology in Dresden

Continuously updated , enlarged internet version

(in German)

Also discover Johann Elias Ridinger in

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