Cream of the Day

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

Martin Elias Ridinger, In the Tÿrol at the Lake Inn
In the Tÿrol at the Lake Inn (the Lake Wild-See near Seefeld?)
it happened … that I encountered a so-called white-tailed eagle with its young ones
of which in this moment a large bird of prey tried to take a young one,
and really took away

Johann Elias Ridinger, To catch the Wolf in the Pit with the Sheep
Capital painterly drawing from the early days :
To catch the Wolf in the Pit with the Sheep
Washed brush and brown pen and ink for Th. 41

Johann Elias Ridinger, How the Wild Boar is hunted and dealt the coup de grâce
“The worthy companion piece to the one afore, equally rich and well-made”
Here now in its most elitist, worldwide unique state
How the Wild Boar is hunted and dealt the coup de grâce.
The original printing plate for Th. 68

Johann Elias Ridinger, Aurochs (original printing plate)Johann Elias Ridinger, Aurochs in Rage (original printing plate)
An Aurochs / Aurochs in Rage (recte the European Bison)
The original printing plates for Th. 426 & 427

Johann Elias Ridinger, Crucifixion
One of Ridinger’s largest Crucifixions
In manus tuas commendo Spiritum meum

Johann Elias Ridinger, The Arrival of the Prince upon the Rendezvous
A Triumph of the Mature Years
The Par force Hunt of the Stag and Its Whole Proceedings with Extensive Description in 16 Copper Plates

Johann Elias Ridinger, To whistle the Roe!
Not executed in print :
To whistle the Roe! or How the Roes are shot on the Call

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

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

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