And the Hide “has Magic Powers also against Leucorrhoea”

Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). Chat sauvage devient fort grande a son age ont 3. 4. aussi 6. petis. The Wildcat grows very large in age, have 3. 4. to 6. kitten. Six of them + kitten “in the wild forest’s dark-green shadow night”. Etching with engraving. (1736.) Inscribed: 24. / Cum Priv. Sac. Cæs. Majest. / I. El. Ridinger inv. pinx. Sculps. et excud. Aug. Vind., otherwise as above in German, French, Latin, & below. 13½ × 16½ in (34.4 × 41.9 cm).

Johann Elias Ridinger, The Wildcat

Thienemann + Schwarz 219. – Sheet 24 of the STUDY OF THE WILD ANIMALS with the caption of the Hamburg pope of poets, jurist & senator, yet foremost friend of Ridinger’s, Barthold Heinrich Brockes (1680-1747), in German. – Margins on three sides 2.6-3.1, on the right 4.8 cm wide. – Small worm-hole in the right part of the subject.

“ … Is this animal now just quite pernicious, it serves more, yet, than one thinks, |: which we should recognize :/ for, as soon as they are wiped out, with their colorful hides, great trade is carried on … ”


– not by chance already in 1901 Ernst Welisch qualified Ridinger as the indisputably “most important Augsburg landscapist of this time” –


of ultimate beauty as in such quality rare since old. For even in exemplary old Ridinger collections the old impressions of particularly this so fine large-sized main set often figure only closely trimmed, damaged, and fully mounted.

Offer no. 15,496 | EUR 980. | export price EUR 931. (c. US$ 1125.) + shipping

„ haben Sie vielen Dank für Ihre schnelle Antwort … Mit Ihrer Auskunft haben Sie uns bereits sehr geholfen und der Inhalt bezüglich einer eventuellen Neuauflage (ridinger schriften 25) klingt sehr gut … “

(L-Stiftung, 19. September 2018)


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