Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). Spaniel and Small Pointers. Five of them before overgrown picket fence, sitting and resting. Etching with engraving. (1738.) Inscribed: J. E. R. fec. / N. 1.4. , otherwise in German as above. 7¼ × 5⅞ in (18.5 × 15 cm).
Thienemann + Schwarz 404. – Sheet 14 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 5.7-7.4 cm, laterally 2.2-2.4 cm wide. – On the left verso 1 cm narrow fold strip from previous stitching. – At the upper edge still both the two original fine pricks. – “A pretty group”, so Thienemann, which is, however, slightly insufficiently blackened.
Offer no. 15,639 | EUR 135. (c. US$ 163.) + shipping
“ It’s a truly one-of-a-kind very special item and I congratulate you on having the resources to have found it … You indeed have some wonderful things for sale.
These (ship) plans are indeed an exceptional find, Jan Hendrik, and I THANK YOU for making them available for sale. They are truly unique … Also – may I compliment you on your fantastic website display of the … plans – It is among the most professional and informative website I have ever seen! Mit Vielen Dank!!
Just a quick note to let you know your beautifully packed parcel arrived Friday in excellent condition due to your careful work. THANK YOU for wrapping it so well – certainly better than I could do – and that says a lot. It’s has been a real pleasure working with you … “
(Mr. M. W., from February 3 to March 7, 2011)