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Johann Elias Ridinger, Rule of Death
First time
The  terrific  finale
Ridinger’s no frills fantastic main sheet :
Omnia Mihi Subdita / The Rule of Death
in the 2nd state of the first version, Th.-St. 1427

Johann Elias Ridinger, Black Clouds
“O unjust lightning, how blind is your judgement:
The innocence you find, the vice you don’t see!”
Black clouds darken valley and forest

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, Trace of the Stag
With the life size traces
Stately 20-points Stag in Rutting Season

Johann Elias Ridinger, Oryx + Springbok
Well-made Representation of Oryx & Springbok
African Chamois. Bouc bezoardique

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 Stalk the Stag with the Hollow Pot
Not executed in print :
To Stalk the Stag with the Hollow Pot

Ridinger, Entrance of a Deer Park
The entrance of a Deer Park with two Automatic Doors

Johann Elias Ridinger, Lion of Light Color
A Lion of Light Color. Un Lion d’une couleur claire

Ridinger, Crow Lodge
When Corvids weren’t Protected Songbirds yet
Crow Magpie and Raven Lodge!

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