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Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). From the Earth to the Earth. Terre à Terre. Dark piebald on the hind legs to the left. In the background wall as well as trees. Etching with engraving. (1760.) Inscribed: J. E. R. / No. 36., otherwise in German-French as above. 7¾ × 5½ in (19.7 × 13.9 cm).

Johann Elias Ridinger, From the Earth to the Earth

Thienemann + Schwarz 682. – Presentation and Description of those School and Campaign Horses after their Lessons XXXVI. – Late impression on fine, though strong paper with white margin of 1-1.5 cm all around of the platemark. – The upper corners slightly browned in the white margin from former mounting, in the subject three unsuspicious pin-tip tiny holes. – Explained within the text part as following:

« Terre à terre est une action ou le cheval se tient sur la hanche sans se lever beaucoup. »

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