Johann Elias Ridinger, Posture of a Bear marching down a Hill

Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). Posture of a Bear marching down a Hill. “He has taken the head between the fore paws and is about … to roll himself downwards” (Th.). Colored etching with engraving. (1738.) Inscribed: J. E. R. fec / N. 40., otherwise in German as above. 7½ × 6 in (19 × 15.1 cm).

Thienemann & Schwarz 430. – Plate 40 (in later edition 69) 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. – Small brown spot on the right below the “fec.”.

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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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