Cream of the Day

Johann Elias Ridinger, Elk or Moose
“His Antlers are quite special … Like an Eagle’s Wings”
The Elk or Moose obtains its Height in its Sixth Year only,
usually they have two, but also only one calf

Ridinger, Crow Lodge
When Corvids weren’t Protected Songbirds yet
Crow Magpie and Raven Lodge!

Johann Elias Ridinger, World WorldJohann Elias Ridinger, Night Owls
World World — Oh Oh

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

Johann Elias Ridinger, Chamois
The Chamois have 1. 2. rarely 3. Young Ones,
the Little Male obtains his Strength like the Goat the other Year, live very long

Johann Elias Ridinger, Moses smites Water from the Rock
One of the Largest Sheets from Ridinger’s Publishing House
in undescribed state :
Moses smites Water from the Rock

Johann Elias Ridinger, Pastor Bonus
In the hitherto unknown second state :
Pastor bonus

Johann Elias Ridinger, How the Partridges are captured with the Net
Instructive representation of partridge catching :
How the Partridges are captured with the Net

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, White Fox in Öhringen
A Rare Good Sport of the Count of Hohenlohe-Öhringen :
Anno 1720. His Excellency the Count of Ohringen himself
has shot this entirely white fox close to Ohrenthal

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