Johann Elias Ridinger, Beech Martens

Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). Beech Martens. Two of them, sneaking on rocks. Colored etching with engraving. (1740.) Inscribed: J. E. Ridinger inv. fec. et exc. A. V. / N. 85., otherwise in German as above. 7⅜ × 5⅞ in (18.6 × 15 cm).

Thienemann & Schwarz 475. – Plate 85 (in later edition 82) 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 wide-margined impression of the 1st edition, yet not colored. – See the complete description.

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