Johann Elias Ridinger, Wild Swan

Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). The Wild Swan. Etching + engraving. (1761.) Inscribed: J. E. Ridinger inv. del sc. et exc. A. V. 11⅛ × 9⅞ in (28.4 × 25 cm).

Thienemann + Schwarz 147. – The Fair Game hounded by the Different Kinds of Hounds IX. – Extensive caption in German. – Warm-toned impression. – Tidemark in the especially wide lower margin, otherwise only isolated marginal foxing spots.

“ He has no hump on the beak and may well be the rarer Whooper Swan. In the water he is seized by two water hounds, others run and swim to the spot … ”


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