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Johann Elias Ridinger, Mindless Age
The Mindless Age
becomes Contemptuous by Childish Expression

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

Johann Elias Ridinger, Trace of a Beaver
Trace of a Beaver

Johann Elias Ridinger, Guanaco Llama
“A well-done representation” of the Guanaco
Camel Deer. Chameau=Cerf

Ridinger, Stalk the High Game by sneaking on the Pasture
“He even shall take off the Shoes”
How the High Game is stalked by sneaking on the Pasture

The Gutmann Copy in Vellum: Catalog of a Ridinger Collection
The catalog of a Ridinger collection
as gem of the imperial & royal Austrian monarchy :
Ritter von Gutmann’s once personal copy
no. I of II in vellum

Johann Elias Ridinger, Mary with the Child at the Ionic Column
Here in undescribed even larger variant :
Mary with the Child at the Ionic Column

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

Johann Elias Ridinger, Reindeer
… up up and away in snow & ice :
The Reindeer obtain their Height and Power in their Fifth Year
usually have but one calf

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