Cream of the Day

Johann Elias Ridinger, Le Grand Exemplaire
Le Grand Exemplaire :
The Fair Game hunted by the different kinds of hounds
With the printing plate of the title as solitaire on the board

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

Johann Elias Ridinger, Lynx by the Turn Pike (Pen-and-Ink Drawing)
From the master’s “Painterlies” :
A Lynx by the Turnpike
Washed brush and brown pen and ink for Th. 82

Johann Elias Ridinger, Porcupine (original printing plate)
The Porcupine
The original printing plate for Th. 480

Johann Elias Ridinger, How the Foxes are baited
One of the four mysterious sheets of the Ways to trap
How the Foxes are baited, captured and stalked

Johann Elias Ridinger, The Great Dance Macabre
Of extreme rarity :
The Great Dance Macabre Th.-St. 1428

Johann Elias Ridinger, Upper Horse Jaw
Unique in the Ridinger Œuvre
The Intimate Cabinet Drawing of the Jolles Collection :
An Old Horse’s Upper Jaw-Bone as seen from Below

Johann Elias Ridinger, Smell
“Yet the Rose keeps in Dispute always the Special Price”
The Smell. / Odoratus.

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

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