Johann Elias Ridinger, Boar Hounds

“ Two Strong , Wild Dogs ”

Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). Boar Hounds. Standing expectantly-impatiently and lying vigorously-attentively resp. Etching with engraving. (1738.) Inscribed: J. E. Ridinger inv. fec. et exc. Aug. Vind. / N. 12., otherwise in German as above. 7¼ × 6 in (18.5 × 15.2 cm).

Thienemann + Schwarz 402. – Sheet 12 of the instructive set Design of Several Animals in its first edition with its strong laid paper. Appropriately very fine impression of deep chiaroscuro. – “These plates are much wanted and frequently copied” (Th. 1856). – Margins above & below 4-9 cm, laterally 1.8-2.7 cm wide. – On the left recto 1 cm narrow fold strip from previous stitching. – At the upper edge still both the two original fine pricks.

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„ Habe heute Ihre Sendung dankend erhalten. Freue mich schon, das Buch meinem Mann … zu Weihnachten zu schenken. Liebe Grüße aus … am Dachstein “

(Frau K. G., 12. September 2007)


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