Johann Elias Ridinger, William Augustus Duke of Cumberland

On  Anglicized  Tiger  Horse —

the  Duke  of  Cumberland

Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). Gvilelmvs Avgvstvs, Regivs Princeps Britanniæ Dvx Cvmberlandiæ. The baton in the extended right, William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, “grandson of Elector Ernest Augustus of Hanover [George I of England], renown as great warrior – A fine man of youthful vigor” (Th.), rides on splendid tiger horse at the head of three attendants towards the battle raging in the middle distance left. Etching & engraving. Inscribed: J. E. Ridinger inv. fec. et excud., otherwise as above. 13⅛ × 9⅞ in (33.3 × 25.2 cm).

Thienemann + Schwarz (erroneously Gvilielmvs) 828. – From the 16-sheet main set – with Th. 835 & Th.-St. 1378 two further ones of larger size known – of the Princely Persons mounted on Horseback. – Very fine impression of vibrant chiaroscuro with margins 2-2.5 cm wide. – Typographic watermark.

Offer no. 15,856 / EUR  530. / export price EUR  504. (c. US$ 609.) + shipping

„ danke für ihre sendung (Hogarth’s Superstition in Heath-Abdruck), die mich in bestem zustand erreicht hat. große freude, gefällt mir sehr gut … mit freundlichen sammlergrüßen “

(Herr W. K., 7. August 2015)


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