Johann Elias Ridinger, A Tiger consuming the Prey

Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). A Tiger consuming the Prey. A lying leopard feasting on a bird. On the boulder behind it a second one. Colored etching with engraving. (1738.) Inscribed: J. E. R. fec. / N. 34., otherwise in German as above. 7¼ × 5⅞ in (18.4 × 15 cm).

Thienemann & Schwarz 424. – Plate 34 (in later edition 52) of the instructive set Design of Several Animals ( “These plates are much wanted and frequently copied”, Th. 1856). – Impression of the 1st edition on fine laid paper. – Colored by later hand in attractive fitting palette as quite unusual for original impressions.

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– The same in marvelous, wide-margined impression of the 1st edition, yet not colored. – See the complete description.

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