Johann Elias Ridinger, Wild He-Cat lurking for the Prey

Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). Wild He-Cat lurking for the Prey. At a water with reeds in an ambience of rocks and trees. Colored etching & engraving. (1740.) Inscribed: J. E. R. fec. / N. 81., otherwise in German as above. 7⅜ × 6 in (18.7 × 15.3 cm).

Thienemann & Schwarz 471. – Plate 81 (in later edition 78) 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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