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

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, The Adoration of the Shepherds
With the spectacular view on the fulfillment of Good Friday
The Adoration of the Shepherds

Johann Elias Ridinger, Wild Sow woth Young Ones
A Wild Sow with her Young Ones or Shoats in the Lair

Johann Elias Ridinger, Hare, Buck and Doe
The Hare, a Buck and the Doe reach their Size in the First Year

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

Andrea Andreani, Triumph of Death
Spectacular Ridinger discovery — “Death’s Arch of Triumph”
Triumph of Death (after Andrea Andreani)
“A pasticcio of iconographic, iconological, and artistic citations”

Johann Elias Ridinger, Leaping Rhinoceros
First scientific representation of the rhinoceros
RHINOCEROS. Nasehorn. Rhinocerot
Drawn by Ridinger “from life” in Augsburg 1748

Johann Elias Ridinger, Leopard
Arenberg Copy
The Leopard is identical with the Tiger

Johann Elias Ridinger, Saint Ambrose
“One of the most distinguished Fathers of the Church”
and one of the greatest sons of Treves :
S. Ambrose

Also discover Johann Elias Ridinger in

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