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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 … ”

PAINTERLY-FINE SHEET

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

IN SPLENDID IMPRESSION RICH IN CONTRAST

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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