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Johann Elias Ridinger, American Bison
“… the domestic animal of the American Indians so to speak”
An American Bison as he fights off the attacking Bears

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

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, Cythera Lady
On the islands of love :
The Cythera Lady (“Impudent but yet Gallant”)

Walther von Lüttwitz, Autograph Letter concerning Ridinger prints
Had the two Ridingers sent to him first :
General von Lüttwitz in a letter
four weeks before leading the Kapp Putsch/Kapp-Lüttwitz Putsch

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

Johann Elias Ridinger, The Catching of the Bears
“Because the bear is a very strong wild … animal”
The Catching of the Bears

Johann Elias Ridinger, Saint Catharine
Patroness of philosophers :
Saint Catherine of Alexandria

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 Laifle, Ridinger-Album with 50 original albumin prints
With two rarest additions to the “Most Wondrous Deer”
Johann Laifle, Ridinger-Album.
A Collection of the Finest and Rarest Deer and Roebuck Abnormities
photographed from the Original Engravings

in 50 albumin prints from 1865
in adequate showcase copy of the Red Series

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