Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). French par Force Hounds. Four of them before the stone basin of a park. Etching & engraving. (1738.) Inscribed: J. E. Ridinger fec. et exc. / N. 6., otherwise in German as above. 7¼ × 5⅞ in (18.5 × 15 cm).
Thienemann + Schwarz (ills. vol. I, page 57) 396. – Sheet 6 of the instructive set Design of Several Animals in its first edition with its strong laid paper. – “These plates are much wanted and frequently copied” (Th. 1856). – Margins above & below 6.3-6.5 cm, laterally 2-2.5 cm wide. – At the upper edge still both the two original fine pricks. – Also see the deviating outline design in original size in pen and brown ink from c. 1735.
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“ … that I have received the parcel in good order. Very well and professional packed indeed. The litho of Mourot is according to my expectations. The drawing is rare. Colouring most probably same time … ”
(Mr. P. v. d. W., June 26, 2003)